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COMMENT: Chinese wages up, auto costs to follow?

17 June 2010

Now even state-controlled media has called for narrowing the wealth gap by lifting workers' incomes to protect stability, automakers and suppliers operating in China must realise the days of really low cost labour are numbered.

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Toyoda Gosei Saga plant to start parts production

22 September 2017

Toyoda Gosei is repurposing its Saga Plant in Kyushu, Japan to produce automotive parts following the ending of LED manufacture.  


Toyoda Gosei to build new airbag parts plant

31 August 2017

Toyoda Gosei is to establish a new plant in Vietnam to meet growing demand for airbags as safety regulations become more stringent.


Toyoda Gosei to acquire 100% stake in Pecval

25 August 2017

Toyoda Gosei will acquire a 100% stake in Pecval Industria (Pecval), a manufacturer of automotive interior and exterior parts in Brazil, by December 2017. This move is intended to consolidate Toyoda Gosei’s business foundation in the country’s promising market.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei/Toyota redesign side airbag

19 July 2017

Toyoda Gosei has jointly developed a new side airbag together with Toyota Motor Corporation. The new airbag contributes to vehicle crash safety assessment conformity in each region of the world and can be shared by various vehicle models. It is used on the new...


Toyoda Gosei develops new automotive headlamp LED

13 July 2017

Toyoda Gosei has developed its first automotive headlamp LED as a new LED product. According to in-house tests, these LEDs achieve 'world-class luminance and low energy consumption'.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to expand production facilities

26 June 2017

Toyoda Gosei will enhance production capacity for plastic fuel filler pipes in Japan and the US to meet growing demand for lightweight parts that contribute to better environmental performance of automobiles. Toyoda Gosei will invest about JPY2bn (US$1.9m)...


Toyoda Gosei and Daicel agree cooperation

22 May 2017

Toyoda Gosei and Daicel Corporation (Osaka, Japan) have agreed to cooperate further over future business and enter into a capital tie-up.


Toyoda Gosei building new airbag plant in India

22 May 2017

Toyoda Gosei is building a new plant in India to meet growing automobile production in India and the expected increase in demand for airbags as stricter safety regulations are adopted.


Toyoda Gosei to exhibit at LED Expo New Delhi

25 November 2016

Toyoda Gosei is to exhibit at LED Expo New Delhi 2016, the largest LED trade fair in India, to be held on December 2–4 at Pragati Maidan.


Toyoda Gosei develops shape retaining rubber

21 October 2016

Supplier company Toyoda Gosei says it has established material technology for rubber that readily regains its shape even after force has been applied for long times at high temperatures.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to end LED production at Saga Plant

5 September 2016

Toyoda Gosei is consolidating production in its optoelectronics business in Japan from three sites to two in order to improve the utilization rate of production resources and increase its competitiveness in the field. The company will end LED production at...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei supplies fuel fillers for new Serena

30 August 2016

Toyoda Gosei on 30 August 2016, announced that its capless fuel filler and plastic fuel filler pipe are being used on Nissan Motor Company’s new 2016 model Serena. This is the first vehicle produced and sold in Japan to use Toyoda Gosei’s capless...


Toyoda Gosei to expand Mexico production facility

24 August 2016

Toyoda Gosei Automotive Sealing Mexico, a Mexican subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei, plans to increase its production capacity for weatherstrips to approximately 1.5 times the current level by 2020. This is being done to meet the growing demand for these parts as automobile production increases in North America, especially in Mexico. 


Toyoda Gosei to open new plant in Bawal, India

14 July 2016

Toyoda Gosei is establishing a new plant in Bawal in the Indian state of Haryana to meet the expected growth in demand for airbags and other parts with expanding automobile production and stronger safety regulations in India.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei develops GaN power semiconductor for hybrid vehicles

8 July 2016

Toyoda Gosei has developed the world’s first 1.2 kV class power semiconductor device (a general term for power rectifier diodes, switching transistors, etc.) chip capable of large current operation exceeding 20 A. This was done using gallium nitride...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Mexico start subsidiary operations

17 May 2016

Toyoda Gosei Irapuato Mexico, a new Mexican subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei, began operations in April 2016. TGIMX will provide radiator grilles, console boxes, plastic fuel filler pipes and other products to customers in the US. Production of plated products is...


Toyoda Gosei opens Mexico manufacturing facility

17 May 2016

Toyoda Gosei North America has opened a new manufacturing company in  central Mexico to meet strong car production in the country.


Toyoda Gosei opens first factory in Brazil

18 April 2016

Toyoda Gosei has officially opened new Brazilian subsidiary GDBR Industria e Comercio de Componentes Quimicos e de Borracha in Itapetininga, Sao Paulo state.


Toyoda Gosei develops steering wheel that warns

27 October 2015

With the aim of increasing automobile safety, Toyoda Gosei has developed a steering wheel with a warning function that can alert drivers by vibrating the steering wheel itself.


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: Toyoda Gosei to exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2015

15 October 2015

Toyoda Gosei will exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2015, held from 28 October to 8 November at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto, Tokyo. The theme of Toyoda Gosei's booth will be 'Technology for a Brighter Global Future,' and it will exhibit a wide range of products and...


Toyoda Gosei to end Australian production

14 October 2015

Due to its customers' withdrawal from production in Australia, Toyoda Gosei has decided to end production at its Australian subsidiary Toyoda Gosei Australia (TGAU).


Toyoda Gosei develops capless fuel filler

4 September 2015

Toyoda Gosei claims to be the first Japanese auto parts manufacturer to develop and mass produce a 'capless fuel filler', with which a vehicle can be refuelled by simply inserting the refuelling nozzle directly into a fuel tank without the need to remove or replace a cap. The newly developed product is also claimed to the smallest and lightest in the world.


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: Toyoda Gosei’s net sales up 12.1% to US$1.50m in Q1/FY2015-16

7 August 2015

Toyoda Gosei's net sales for the first quarter ended 30 June 2015 increased 12.1% to JPY187.66bn (US$1.50m) compared with JPY167.4bn in the year ago period. The company's operating income for the period fell 10.5% to JPY7.77bn from JPY8.25bn. Profit...


just-auto Plus only BRAZIL: Toyoda Gosei to purchase stake in Pecval Industria

6 August 2015

Toyoda Gosei will purchase a stake in plastic auto parts maker Pecval Industria (Indaiatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil), a producer of plastic interior and exterior parts for automobiles. This will strengthen Toyoda Gosei's business foundation in the growing market of...


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: Toyoda Gosei announces management and organisational changes

18 June 2015

Toyoda Gosei has held an election for directors and auditors at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on 17 June. After the general annual shareholders' meeting, the board decided to transfer some directors and corporate officers and to make partial changes in...


just-auto Plus only US: Toyoda Gosei’s TG Fluid Systems acquires new plant

14 May 2015

TG Fluid Systems USA Corporation (TGFSUS), a North American subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei that produces plastic fuel tubes and other plastic automotive components, has a acquired a new plant to consolidate operations and raise efficiency. A dedication ceremony...


Embattled Honda chief resists removal calls

12 February 2015

CEO Takanobu Ito reportedly is resisting calls to remove him as head of Honda Motor and wants to stay on for a another two years to overhaul traditional practices at the carmaker.


Honda changes air bag supplier from Takata

26 January 2015

Honda appears to have defected from long time airbag supplier Takata for three planned new models following the inflator recall debacle.


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: Toyoda Gosei relocates regional headquarters in Shanghai

15 January 2015

To strengthen its technical development operations in the China region, Toyoda Gosei has relocated the regional headquarters for its automotive parts business (Toyoda Gosei (Shanghai), short name Shanghai TG) to a larger space in January. In addition to the...


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: Toyoda Gosei announces organisational change

26 December 2014

Toyoda Gosei has announced the following organisational change, to take effect on 1 January 2015. It newly establishes the light source device development division under the Product Planning Centre, in order to strengthen development of LEDs for vehicles...

Toyoda Gosei news

Toyoda Gosei Saga plant to start parts production

22 September 2017

Toyoda Gosei is repurposing its Saga Plant in Kyushu, Japan to produce automotive parts following...


Toyoda Gosei to build new airbag parts plant

31 August 2017

Toyoda Gosei is to establish a new plant in Vietnam to meet growing demand for airbags as safety...


Toyoda Gosei to acquire 100% stake in Pecval

25 August 2017

Toyoda Gosei will acquire a 100% stake in Pecval Industria (Pecval), a manufacturer of automotive...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei/Toyota redesign side airbag

19 July 2017

Toyoda Gosei has jointly developed a new side airbag together with Toyota Motor Corporation. The...


Toyoda Gosei develops new automotive headlamp LED

13 July 2017

Toyoda Gosei has developed its first automotive headlamp LED as a new LED product. According to i...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to expand production facilities

26 June 2017

Toyoda Gosei will enhance production capacity for plastic fuel filler pipes in Japan and the US t...



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