Toyota Alabama will build new Sequoia engine in Huntsville


Toyota Alabama in Huntsville will build the hybrid engine for the new 2023 Sequoia SUV coming this summer, the auto builder announced today. The engine assignment creates “long-term job stability for the (engine) plant’s 1,800 workers,” a Toyota spokeswoman said today. “This also demonstrates Toyota’s overall confidence in our local workforce,” spokeswoman Bekah Schmidt said.

Toyota says its “all-new Sequoia” model will feature the company’s “powerful twin-turbo V6 hybrid i-FORCE MAX powertrain” with a hybrid engine. The engine will produce 437 horsepower and 583 lb.-ft. of torque, the auto manufacturer said. Toyota already builds the engine in Huntsville for its Tundra pickup truck

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