Toyota Argentina announced that they were reaching 140,000 units produced in 2018 at its industrial center in Zárate, Buenos Aires province, where it produces Hiilux and SW4 models. Meaning a new note for brands, after 125,000 vehicles in 2017.
Contrary to most car makers, last May Japan had increase the rate of production. He went to send each unit 90 seconds, respectively one and a half minutes a Hilux or SW4, pick-ups and SUVs produced there leave the assembly line.
70% is exported to 21 countries Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, Toyota exports represent 41% of total exports from the Argentine automotive industry. Figures for 2018 will be known in the first days of January.
Despite the fall of the market (in November -46%), 2018 is a good year for Toyota. Until last month I had Hilux not only as a leader in the middle pickup segment, but the entire market (with 32,400 units patented), including cars.
In that total ranking, the second is Etios, with 31,354 copies, followed by Ford Ka with 29,432 units.
Sign in Argentina Products manufactured at Zárate have varying prices $ 852,000 and $ 1,796,000 in the case of Hilux, and $ 1 296,000 for SW4.