Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Toyota Announces an Update to its 2018 North America Production Numbers
Press Release

The automaker announced that it produced close to 2 Million vehicles at its North American vehicle plants last year.

The company produces 13 models in North America including the Camry, Highlander, and RAV4. The automaker cited “low fuel prices, continued stability in the overall economy and strong customer demand for trucks and SUVs” as key drivers for its 2018 vehicle production numbers.

Toyota produced more than 38 million vehicles in North America since 1986.

Mattel Partners with Warner Bros. Pictures
Mattel Press Release

The toy manufacturing company announced that it’s working with the Warner Brothers Pictures Group to bring a live-action feature film based on its Hot Wheels toy racing car.

The deal marks the second partnership with the entertainment company following its recent announcement of a planned Barbie feature film.

According to a Mattel press release, more than 500 million Hot Wheels toys are sold every year.

T-Mobile and Sprint Look to Launch Customer Experience Centers
News Release

The telecommunications companies announced that they plan to build five new Customer Experience Centers around the United States.

Each of the five new centers looks to create an average of approximately 1,000 new customer care jobs by 2021.