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Toyota moving its US headquarters from California to Texas in 2017
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, April 28, 2014 3:11 PM EDT
Toyota said Monday that it will move its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas.
The new campus will bring together approximately 4,000 employees from sales, marketing, engineering, manufacturing and finance who are now scattered around the country. That includes 2,000 employees at the current headquarters in Torrance, Calif.; 1,000 employees at Toyota's engineering and manufacturing center in Erlanger, Ky.; and 1,000 employees at Toyota Financial Services.
Toyota said it will continue to have about 2,300 employees in California and 8,200 employees in Kentucky after the moves are complete. Toyota makes the Avalon and Camry sedans in Kentucky.