Toyota postpones May 4th re-opening

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)- Toyota is postponing its manufacturing plant reopening date, again.

The company says that instead of resuming production on May 4th, it will now reopen May 11th because of the ongoing pandemic.

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Here is Toyota’s statement:

“Based on an extensive review with our supplier and logistics network, Toyota will postpone its ramp up of its North American manufacturing operations from the week of May 4 to the week of May 11 including its vehicle and engine plant in Georgetown.  As previously stated, Toyota intends to gradually resume its manufacturing operations in compliance with federal health and safety guidelines, and local and state ordinances where our facilities are located. The health and safety of our employees and stakeholders remain a top priority and we have implemented new protocols at all of our North American manufacturing plants to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to follow all safety guidelines and monitor vehicle demand as we carefully ramp up production.”