First 2022 Toyota Tundra Built in Texas

Production of the 2022 Toyota Tundra started today at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas (TMMTX). TMMTX promoted the official line off of the Tundra and hybrid-powered Tundra that is not due until spring of 2022 as the truck’s first  major model change at the San Antonio plant since it began assembling trucks in 2006. (First Look: Gen 3 2022 Toyota Tundra)

In 2019, TMMTX announced an investment of $391 million to prepare for production of the 2022 Tundra, pushing its cumulative investment to more than $3.1 billion. This helped TMMTX prepare for production of the next generation Tundra by expanding its facility by 141,000 linear feet – equivalent to 470 football fields – for un-named new processes and technologies to bring the redesigned truck to customers.

This included preparations to assemble a hybrid electric version Tundra – the brand’s 12th electrified vehicle. TMMTX is relatively small with the annual capacity to only build 208,000 vehicles.

TMMTX also announced $650,000 in donations to  expand access to transportation, food, STEM education and workforce development with a focus on San Antonio’s south side:

  • $100,000 – San Antonio Food Bank, supporting food accessibility and delivery
  • $250,000 – VIA, remove mobility barriers and expand mobility options for South Side residences
  • $300,000 – South Side Independent School Districts, enhancing STEM education, continuing education for educators and wrap-around support services for students
  • $50,000 – East Central Independent School District
  • $50,000 – Harlandale Independent School District
  • $50,000 – Somerset Independent School District
  • $50,000 – South San Antonio Independent School District
  • $50,000 – Southside Independent School District
  • $50,000 – Southwest Independent School District
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