ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Toyota adds 2 new SUVs to US lineup with $800m investment

Japanese automaker touts Indiana plant's investments in CO2 emissions cuts

Toyota has announced a new U.S. manufacturing investment days after saying it will by Lyft's self-driving technology unit.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- Toyota Motor will invest $803 million to produce two new sport utility vehicles at its assembly plant in the U.S. state of Indiana, touting its plan's job creation and environmental benefits.

The two new SUVs -- one a Toyota, the other a Lexus -- will seat up to eight passengers and feature hands-free driving in some situations, Japan's most valuable listed company said Wednesday.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more