At Toyota, we believe the future is electrification.

Toyota Battery Manufacturing, North Carolina (TBMNC), the company’s first automotive battery plant globally, will be the hub of developing and producing lithium-ion batteries for our expanding portfolio of electrified vehicles, and so much more. When TBMNC comes online in 2025, it will begin production with 100% renewable energy and have six battery production lines: four supporting Hybrid Electric Vehicles and two supporting Battery Electric Vehicles.

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10 Facts about Toyota Battery Manufacturing, North Carolina (TBMNC)

Currently under construction in Liberty, North Carolina, TBMNC is scheduled to begin production in 2025.

TBMNC will be Toyota’s first-ever battery plant in North America. 

The plant will manufacture batteries for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

Toyota will invest $13.9 billion in the plant.

The plant will create about 5,100 new jobs. The company plans to start hiring production maintenance positions in mid-2023. To view and apply for open positions, visit www.toyota.com/careers.

Toyota is committed to using 100% renewable energy to produce batteries at the plant.

This plant will serve a central role in Toyota’s leadership toward a fully electrified future and will help us meet our goal of carbon neutrality in our vehicles and global operations by 2035.  It’s all part of Beyond Zero, Toyota’s vision for a carbon neutral future and more.  

Toyota plans to roll out 30 BEV models globally by 2030 — five years after the North Carolina plant is scheduled to start operations.

Formerly president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Sean Suggs was named president of TBMNC and will be responsible for all manufacturing and administration functions. Click here to learn more about the plant’s leadership team.

TBMNC made its first community investment to enhance workforce readiness in North Carolina with donations totaling $1 million.

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