Toyota Production Back to Normal, Better Deals Soon
Toyota is officially back to 100% production - finally!
The company confirmed this week that its North American plants are back to normal after nearly five months of slow production.
Toyota shoppers have been plagued by low inventory which has made it difficult to find a good deal on specific models.
The plants that are back to full production make the company's best-sellers including the Camry, RAV-4, Corolla, Highlander and Sienna.
Toyota now plans to increase production by a further 15% to replenish dealer inventories.
This is great news for Toyota shoppers who should start seeing a lot more cars to choose from by the end of the year.
Many experts are expecting Toyota and other Japanese manufacturers to introduce attractive incentives later this year to gain back lost market share.
The only bad news is that Prius production is still limited and shoppers will continue experiencing shortages until at least early next year.
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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