Toyota hiring 1,000 workers as it consolidates in Texas
DETROIT -- Toyota isn't just relocating its U.S. headquarters from Southern California to Texas, it's fundamentally changing the way it operates its businesses in North America, says its North American CEO.
"Most everyone, when they think of Toyota, they think of a single company in the U.S., and we are really not," Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, said Tuesday during a one-day visit to Detroit. "We are a group of affiliated companies working together."
And even bringing those units together will create efficiencies, the move has created enough dislocation for the... read more