Toyota Motor Europe (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts and accessories, and Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly and indirectly employs around 80,000 people in Europe and has invested over €7 billion since 1990.
TME - Production Engineering - Advanced Technology Group
In 1987, Toyota Motor Europe established a Technical Center in Zaventem (Belgium). The centre was expanded in 2006 and now has approximately 600 employees. The centre is the head quarters for Toyota Motor Europe’s Research and Development, Production Engineering, Evaluation and Certification, and Vehicle Prototyping activities.
The Advanced Production Processes Group supporting INTRAPID is directly connected to and funded by Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan, and has a growing role in supporting Toyota's European Manufacturing Centres. The goal of this group is to work with European companies and institutes to develop and deploy European technology to contribute to the future generations of automobiles.