EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Governer Greg Abbott touted the Texas financial system as Toyota unveiled it’s first ever Toyota Tundra hybrid pick-up truck.

Governor Abbott made a cease on the Toyota truck meeting plant in San Antonio for the ceremony which celebrated the businesses first main mannequin change on the plant because it opened.

Whereas there, Governor Abbott highlighted the enhance Toyota offers to the Texas financial system saying the corporate set the instance for extra to comply with.

“Within the first 11 months of the yr, there are 70 companies that relocated their headquarters to Texas, mathematically that may be a new headquarters moved to Texas each 5 days through the course of this yr. All of those firms which might be shifting to Texas, which might be rising in Texas, are following a path blazed by Toyota.”

Gov. Greg Abbott

Abbott pointing to the brand new large Samsung semiconductor plant coming to Texas, in addition to the $30 billion semiconductor plant that introduced their transfer a few weeks again.

Officers from toyota texas saying they’re doninting $650,000 to the group to assist develop entry to meals, stem training and transportation.

The next was launched by Governor Greg Abbott’s workplace:

At the moment Governor Greg Abbott delivered remarks on the Toyota Tundra roll off ceremony in San Antonio. In the course of the ceremony, Toyota unveiled their all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra pickup truck and the first-ever tundra hybrid — made completely at Toyota’s San Antonio manufacturing plant.

“There is no such thing as a model extra highly effective than made in texas, and toyota’s san antonio-based manufacturing of the all-new 2022 toyota tundra is a testomony to that,” stated governor abbott. “Toyota has performed a pivotal function in texas’ continued financial success, and I’m grateful for the billions of {dollars} in funding and hundreds of jobs they’ve dropped at the lone star state. The revealing of the 2022 tundra and the first-ever tundra hybrid is a celebration of what companies can obtain once they select to spend money on the most effective state within the nation.”

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