Jul. 30, 2014
TMCAP CVT assembly line
Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) vehicle powertrain production subsidiary in Changshu, China, Toyota Motor (Changshu) Auto Parts Co., Ltd. (TMCAP), held a ceremony here today to officially mark the start of localized production of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), which is a first for Toyota outside Japan. Production of transaxles for hybrid vehicles－also a first for Toyota outside Japan－is scheduled to begin here in 2015.