Report: Toyota to end NUMMI production in March 2010

According to reports coming out of Japan, Toyota will end production at the joint venture factory in California that it started with General Motors in March 2010.

According to¬†Japan’s Asahi Shimbun, Toyota has started to inform its main suppliers about the plans.

A Toyota spokesman said the company has reached no official decision yet. Toyota has previously said that it will decide by the end of this month whether to pull out of the NUMMI plant.

Production of GM’s Pontiac Vibe is due to end this month. NUMMI also produces the Toyota Corolla and the Tacoma pickup.

– By: Stephen Calogera

Source: Reuters