AVA TSAM AAV

AVA

Exterior view

Exterior view

Overview

Company name
Associated Vehicle Assemblers Ltd.
(AVA)
Start of production
August 1977 (start of Toyota vehicle production)
Site area
130,000 m2
Business activities & products
Vehicle assembly: Land Cruiser, Mitsubishi vehicles and other vehicles
Production results for 2011
2,162 vehicles (including 720 Toyota vehicles)
Number of employees*
254
Equity participation
100% locally owned
*
As of December 31, 2011

Events

Year
Month
Events
1974
April
AVA established
1977
August
Stout and Toyota truck (DA116) production commenced
September
Land Cruiser production commenced
1979
April
Hilux production commenced
1980
 
Stout production discontinued
1982
June
Corolla Van production commenced
1986
August
Dyna production commenced
1987
May
Hiace production commenced
1988
February
Corolla Sedan production commenced
1998
November
Corolla production ended
2003
May
Dyna production ended
2005
November
Hilux production ended
2006
April
Hiace production ended

TSAM

Panoramic view

Panoramic view

Overview

Company name
Toyota South Africa Motors (Pty) Ltd.
(TSAM)
Start of production
June 1962
Site area
590,000 m2
Business activities & products
Vehicle production and parts production and exports
Production vehicles: Corolla, Hilux, Dyna, Fortuner, and Hino vehicles
Production parts: Manifold converters, exhaust manifolds, and other parts
Production results for 2011
156,000 vehicles (including 153,000 Toyota vehicles)
Number of employees*
7,952
Equity participation
TMC: 100% (including affiliates)
*
As of December 31, 2011

Events

Year
Month
Events
1962
February
Agency agreement entered into with Toyopet Commercial
June
Stout production by MOTOR ASSEMBLES commenced
1966
May
Corona production commenced
November
Engines production commenced
1970
January
Hilux production commenced
1972
March
Operations commenced at MA's engine plant
1974
 
Hino truck production commenced
1975
May
Corolla production commenced
1978
 
TSA acquires 100% of MA shares
1982
September
Toyota utility vehicle (TUV) production commenced
1992
September
Camry production commenced
1994
July
CBU exports commenced
1996
October
TMC acquires 27.8% of shares
2002
August
TMC increases investment to 75%
2003
March
Corolla exports to Australia commenced
2005
April
Production of Hilux Pickup (IMV1 and IMV3) commenced
July
Hilux Pickup (IMV) exports to Europe and within Africa commenced
November
Fortuner IMV4 production commenced
2006
May
Fortuner production and exports within Africa commenced
2007
November
Corolla exports within Africa commenced
November
Hiace production ended
2008
February
Corolla exports to Europe commenced
2009
 
TSAM becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMC
2011
August
Hilux pickup (IMV2) production commenced

AAV

Exterior view

Exterior view

Overview

Company name
Arab American Vehicles Co.
(AAV)
Start of production
April 2012 (start of Toyota vehicle production)
Site area
130,000 m2
Business activities & products
Contracted vehicle production: Fortuner
Production results for 2011
-
Number of employees*
680
Equity participation
100% locally owned
*
As of December 31, 2011

Events

Year
Month
Events
1977
 
Company established
1978
 
Production commenced (military vehicles)
1982
 
Outsourced production commenced
1996
 
ISO 9002 certification obtained
2004
 
ISO 14001 certification obtained
2011
June
Fortuner (IMV4) production outsourcing agreement entered into with TMC
2012
April
Production commenced

Back to Top