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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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just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei launches HMI steering wheel for truck

27 November 2018

Toyoda Gosei is advancing its development of steering wheels with human-machine interface (HMI) functions for the exchange of information between humans and automobiles. Toyoda Gosei began selling truck steering wheels that warn drivers of inattention or...


Toyoda Gosei establishes new unit for start-ups

9 November 2018

Toyoda Gosei will establish a Corporate Venture Capital Department in January 2019. This new department will serve as the company’s centre for 'flexible and swift investment in start-ups and venture capital to accelerate open innovations for practical application and commercialisation of new technologies and products', it says.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei begins production at new Indian plant

6 November 2018

The Gujarat Plant of Toyoda Gosei Minda India (TGMIN), an Indian subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei , began operations in October 2018. The Gujarat Plant will supply airbags, the demand for which is growing with the increasing automobile production and stricter...


Toyoda Gosei establishes new office in India

13 July 2018

Toyoda Gosei has established the Gurgaon Office (engineering, sales) of Toyoda Gosei Minda India (TGMIN), a subsidiary in India, to increase sales in the rapidly growing market.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to merge its Chinese subsidiaries

3 April 2018

Toyoda Gosei will merge its two manufacturing subsidiaries in East China, Toyoda Gosei (Zhangjiagang) and Toyoda Gosei (Zhangjiagang) Plastic Parts. These two companies, both established in 2003, produce safety systems and interiors & exteriors,...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to acquire Tianjin Star Light Rubber

3 April 2018

Toyoda Gosei will make Tianjin Star Light Rubber and Plastic, which manufactures rubber parts for automobiles, a wholly-owned subsidiary in April 2018. The move is aimed at strengthening Toyoda Gosei’s business foundation in China. Tianjin Star Light...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to establish new subsidiary company

23 March 2018

Toyoda Gosei has decided to establish a subsidiary company in Kyushu, Japan and transfer its automotive parts business in that region to the subsidiary. Toyoda Gosei currently has three manufacturing plants in Kyushu (Fukuoka Plant, Saga Plant, Kitakyushu...


Toyoda Gosei opens hydrogen tanks plant in Japan

16 March 2018

Toyoda Gosei has established a new plant in the city of Inabe, Mie Prefecture, Japan to produce high pressure hydrogen tanks, a crucial component of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Preparations for the start of production are currently underway.


Toyoda Gosei/Nippon Kayaku fund airbag cooperation

5 February 2018

Toyoda Gosei and Nippon Kayaku have agreed to a capital alliance for greater cooperation in their airbag business.


EC slaps five suppliers with EUR34m cartel fine

22 November 2017

Five suppliers, namely Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka, have been handed fines totalling EUR34m (US$40m) for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules.


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei's large radiator grille used on Lexus

23 October 2017

Toyoda Gosei has developed a large radiator grille that boldly ornaments the front face of automobiles with a mesh that is larger than previous grilles. This large grille will be used on the new Lexus LS. In previous grilles for Lexus (spindle grilles), the...


Toyoda Gosei’s Lexus steering wheel senses grip

20 October 2017

Toyoda Gosei has developed Japan’s first steering wheel with a grip sensor, which is compatible with todays advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and used in the new Lexus LS.


Toyoda Gosei develops new glass runs for Lexus

19 October 2017

Toyoda Gosei has developed glass runs with a new structure that will contribute to both achieving a more stylish appearance and quieter vehicle cabins. This product is used on the new Lexus LS. 


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 news

just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei launches HMI steering wheel for truck

27 November 2018

Toyoda Gosei is advancing its development of steering wheels with human-machine interface (HMI) f...


Toyoda Gosei establishes new unit for start-ups

9 November 2018

Toyoda Gosei will establish a Corporate Venture Capital Department in January 2019. This new depa...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei begins production at new Indian plant

6 November 2018

The Gujarat Plant of Toyoda Gosei Minda India (TGMIN), an Indian subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei , beg...


Toyoda Gosei establishes new office in India

13 July 2018

Toyoda Gosei has established the Gurgaon Office (engineering, sales) of Toyoda Gosei Minda India...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to merge its Chinese subsidiaries

3 April 2018

Toyoda Gosei will merge its two manufacturing subsidiaries in East China, Toyoda Gosei (Zhangjiag...


just-auto Plus only Toyoda Gosei to acquire Tianjin Star Light Rubber

3 April 2018

Toyoda Gosei will make Tianjin Star Light Rubber and Plastic, which manufactures rubber parts for...



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