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June 23, 2011

Toyota Celebrates J.D. Power and Associates PLATINUM Plant Quality Award in Cambridge, Canada

CAMBRIDGE, ON - Canadian manufacturing was recognized today when J.D. Power and Associates announced the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) Cambridge South, Ontario plant has earned the Platinum Plant Quality Award for the highest ranked global automotive manufacturing facility in a tie. This year, 121 qualifying manufacturing plants around the world were reviewed.

The 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Platinum Plant Quality Award for manufacturing was a tie. This is the first time that a Toyota plant outside of Japan has been awarded with a Platinum award.

The Cambridge South plant opened in 2003 and remains the only Lexus plant outside of Japan. TMMC President, Brian Krinock commented, "We’re honoured to receive this award because it comes from our customers. It directly confirms that the skill, dedication and craftsmanship of our Team Members is recognized and appreciated."

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada currently manufactures the Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix, Toyota RAV4 and the Lexus RX 350 vehicles and has two plants in Cambridge, ON and one plant in Woodstock, ON. The company employs approximately 6,500 employees.

For information about Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, visit www.tmmc.ca

For more information about Toyota products, visit www.toyota.ca

For further information:

Greig Mordue, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
(519) 241-8355