Despite recalls, Toyota boosting production by 83 percent

Japanese automakers saw a surge in production for the month of February as Toyota realized an increased output of 83% greater than a year previous, despite their recent recall troubles.

The company said today that it increased production in almost all regions, and that February represented the seventh straight month of rising production, with 655,180 vehicles rolling off the lines.

Honda also posted a significant rate of growth, boosting their numbers 49.3% to 284,711 units, but it was Nissan who posted the largest growth by percentage coming in with an increase of 72.4% from last year, making their total 270,366 units produced.

– By: Stephen Calogera

Source: Detroit News