auto news desk, Japanese automaker Toyota Kirloskar Motor has announced three-shift operation at its factory in Bidadi from this month. The third shift was introduced to meet the growing demand for the company’s newly launched products.
The company started the third shift
Toyota said that with the commencement of work in the 30th shift, the plant’s production will increase by more than 30% and will help the company to meet the growing orders of the entire range of its portfolio in the country. The announcement also means that the company will provide 25% additional employment, which includes increased recruitment from the Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI). It is a technical education facility available at the company’s Bidadi factory.
what the company said
Commenting on the company’s recent development, Sudip Dalvi, Director, Communications, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said: “We are extremely elated to see that all our products are receiving such a positive response in the market. In keeping with our “customer first” policy, we have introduced 3rd shift to increase production.
how much are you reserving
As of now, Toyota has an order backlog of over 1,20,000 units, the highest for an automaker since its inception in the country. The waiting period for the recently launched Innova Highcross MPV is 24 to 30 months. At the same time, the medium SUV launched in the middle of 2022 also has a grace period of up to 20 months. Both models are available with gasoline engines and gasoline + powerful hybrids.