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According to an announcement made today, the Japanese automaker will invest €265 million (US$355 million) to produce the replacements of the Auris 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks at its UK assembly plant and add C-segment sedan production in Turkey.
The refreshed mid-size model that is available in two body styles, sedan and station wagon, will begin reaching European showrooms in the beginning of next year, but Toyota’s UK arm has already announced pricing details.
However, despite all these setbacks, the troubled Japanese carmaker still has a couple of reasons to celebrate these days. The first of course is the eagerly awaited FT-86 RWD coupe.
It seems that nature’s forces do not like Toyota. The March natural disaster in Japan affected Toyota the most and now, just as it is gearing up production to make up for the lost time, a massive flood in Thailand has plagued the automaker’s three local factories forcing the company to change its plans once again.
The annual aftermarket extravaganza that is known as the SEMA Show will host the debut of Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer that will compete in the SCCA B-spec class race category next year with Action Sports Star and BMX legend Jamie Bestwick behind the wheel.