Toyota Commissions Vehicle Assembly Plant In Ghana

Toyota Tsusho Corporation (“Toyota Tsusho”) has announced that TOYOTA TSUSHO MANUFACTURING GHANA CO. LIMITED (“TTMG”) became the first Japanese company to start vehicle assembly in the Republic of Ghana by beginning assembly of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (“Toyota”) Hilux pickup truck.

Toyota Commissions Vehicle Assembly Plant In Ghana

Toyota Tsusho Corporation (“Toyota Tsusho”) has announced that TOYOTA TSUSHO MANUFACTURING GHANA CO. LIMITED (“TTMG”) became the first Japanese company to start vehicle assembly in the Republic of Ghana by beginning assembly of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (“Toyota”) Hilux pickup truck.

The commencement of operation at TTMG was marked by an onsite ceremony, during which it was announced that the company also plans to start SKD production of Suzuki Motor Corporation’s (“Suzuki”) Swift compact car from 2022.

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, and Japanese Ambassador to Ghana Tsutomu Himeno attended the ceremony, at which TTMG President Akira Yamada donated a Hilux to Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry.

At the ceremony, Toyota Tsusho President & CEO Ichiro Kashitani stated via a video message: “Our African business has a history of more than 90 years. Based on our philosophy of ‘WITH AFRICA FOR AFRICA’, we seek to contribute to African society and the economy of Africa while further reinforcing and expanding our business foundations. Starting today, through this project, we will go on to deliver the ‘production of happiness for all’ to the people of Ghana, as well.”

“In addition, by providing high-quality sales and after-sales service at our distributors, we will continuously support the safe and secure lives and businesses of the people of Ghana.”