The production of a 2.0-litre petrol engine for hybrid drives was launched at the Toyota factory in Jelcz-Laskowice, southwestern Poland, on Tuesday.
The new investments will bring Toyota’s total investment in Poland to EUR 1.2 billion.
Poland becomes key cog in helping Toyota drive forward its plans to produce cars of the future.
The Japanese company Yagi has completed the expansion of its car-parts factory in Żarów (southwestern Poland), in a project worth around PLN 75 million (EUR 17.6 million), the firm announced on Friday.
Japanese giant Toyota is taking on 500 new employees to work on the production of their new-generation petrol engines at their plant in Jelcz Laskowice, southwest Poland.