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    Toyota's U.S. plant to produce masks and face shields

    • Last Update: 2022-08-22
    • Source: Internet
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    Toyota Motor Corp.
    's idled U.
    production facilities will be used to make much-needed face shields and masks, and the auto giant has also struck deals with medical device makers to help them ramp up production


    Toyota said on Friday it would begin mass production of face shields earlier this week to supply hospitals near its plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Texas


    "With our plants idled and our dealers focused on serving customers, we are eager to contribute our expertise and skills to help swiftly bring the fight against COVID-19," Ted Ogawa, Toyota's newly appointed head of North American operations, said in a statement.
    The medical supplies and equipment needed for the outbreak are brought to market


    The company is the latest U.
    automaker to provide manufacturing skills to help stem the coronavirus outbreak


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV produces 1 million masks a month at a factory in China to supply U.
    healthcare workers


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