Toyota has announced plans to expand its investment into a battery plant in Liberty, North Carolina, by an additional $2.5 billion to boost battery electric vehicle, or BEV, production, with the added benefit of 350 new jobs. The Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina facility is now in the site-work stage, aiming at a 2025 opening, where up to 2,100 employees will fabricate high-tech batteries for EVs and hybrids.
The North Carolina facility is financed through Toyota’s global investment of some $70 billion in EV and battery production. As one components, Toyota has earmarked $5.6 billion for new battery production, of which the Liberty plant will be a part. Wanna join the team? Point your browser here to view and apply for open positions at Liberty and elsewhere.