Gov. Abbott Tours Toyota Assembly Plants In Japan

Chris Fox
September 25, 2019 - 6:22 am
Texas governor Greg Abbott

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AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tuesday toured Toyota Motor Corporation's Kaikin and Motomachi assembly plants in Toyota, Japan.

Following the assembly plant tours, Governor Abbott met with Toyota President Akio Toyoda. During this meeting, the Governor thanked Mr. Toyoda for welcoming him to Toyota City, discussed strategies to further expand the company's footprint in the Lone Star State, and received an update on Toyota Motor North America, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas.

"I am grateful to Mr. Toyoda and Toyota's leadership for their warm hospitality during my visit, and enjoyed discussing potential opportunities for further investment in the Lone Star State," said Governor Abbott. "Toyota has played a pivotal role in Texas' economic success, and I am thankful for the thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investment they have brought to our great state. I look forward to growing our partnership with Toyota and bringing even more innovation and investment to Texas."