Currently, the Toyota Camrys sold in Malaysia are imported from Thailand.Later, the Toyota Camry will be assembled at Assembly Services Sdn Bhd (ASSB).Read the full news from Bernama below.
TOYOTA CAMRY TO BE PRODUCED IN MALAYSIA.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, the local distributor of Toyota vehicles, announced today that its principal Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan, has decided to locally produce the Toyota Camry at the Assembly Services Sdn Bhd in Shah Alam.
Toyota Motor would also be investing an initial amount of about RM100 million to start the local production at its manufacturing plant in Shah Alam, UMW Toyota said in a statement Wednesday.
The local production will begin in two years’ time, the company said.
“This project reflects UMW Toyota Motor and Toyota Motor Corporation’s support to the Malaysian National Automotive Policy (NAP) to promote localisation,” UMW Toyota said.
“It is hoped that the project will benefit local vendors and contribute to the Malaysian auto industry in the future,” it said.