Toyota Manufacturing

Toyota Plant Using Landfill Methane For Electric Power

Nov 16, 2015
Toyota Motor Manufacturing

Toyota's Kentucky manufacturing plant will soon be turning trash into electricity by burning methane from a nearby dump.

Josh James / WUKY

For the last two years, Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown has been retooling to bring an entirely new assembly line online. Monday workers finally saw the fruits of that labor.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown is celebrating its 10 millionth vehicle.

Looking to head off competition from sportier rivals, Toyota is giving a facelift to its signature, Kentucky-manufactured vehicle.