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Toyota Alabama Powers Up a New i-FORCE Engine Line

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Four of Toyota Alabama’s dedicated team helping to move Toyota toward an electrified future.
February 21, 2024

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 21, 2024) – Today, Toyota Alabama announces the start of production on its i-FORCE 2.4-liter turbo engine line for the all-new Tacoma. Powered by a previous investment of $222 million, the new line furthers Toyota’s commitment to diversified powertrains that align with customer demand.

“The completion of the i-FORCE 2.4-liter turbo engine line marks a significant milestone for Toyota Alabama and further supports job stability for our 2,000 employees,” said Jason Puckett, president of Toyota Alabama. “Now, with Tacoma offering a hybrid option, every line at our plant includes engines for hybrid vehicles. It’s our team and their skills that have paved the way for this plant to play a critical role in Toyota’s electrified future.”

Globally, Toyota continues to go big in its commitment to carbon-reducing and carbon-neutral products, with plans to invest more than $70 billion in vehicle electrification through 2030.

Read the full press release here