Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) restarted its plant and operation in Santa Rosa, Laguna, on May 18 after it temporarily stopped production in compliance with enhanced community quarantine.
Moreover, 66 out of the 70 Toyota dealerships nationwide reopened as of May 20, with health and safety protocols in place.
Service centers, including Toyota Negros Occidental, Toyota Davao Body, and Paint Center, Toyota North EDSA, Toyota Shaw, and Toyota Alabang, also resumed operations.
Toyota Motor Philippines resumed its business operations to help the government restart and boost the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The automotive manufacturer imposed preventive measures and production guidelines in its facilities before the resumption of operations. This is to ensure the safety of its workers.
All employees who are required to work on-site were oriented regarding the safety and health protocols and regulations that will be strictly imposed in each facility.
During the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) measures, the workers on a single-shift operation regularly in the facilities, dealerships, and service centers of TMP will only be within the 50% limit capacity.
Toyota Philippines restarts Laguna plant
Toyota Philippines commits to a more efficient response to the needs and demands of its valued customers.
To ensure that physical distancing would be observed in showrooms and other facilities, customers are urged to book their appointments online first before visiting the nearest dealer outlets.
The TMP directory can be accessed here for inquiries and easier scheduling of appointments.
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2017, Toyota’s corporate structure consisted of 364,445 employees worldwide and, as of December 2019, was the tenth-largest company in the world by revenue.
List of Businesses Allowed during Modified ECQ
- Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries
- Manufacturing of essential goods (food and beverages), hygiene (soap, detergent, disinfectant), medicines and vitamins, medical products (masks), pet food, feeds, and fertilizers
- Hospitals and clinics
- Essential retail (groceries, markets, drugs stores)
- Laundry shops
- Food preparation and water refilling (take out and delivery)
- Logistics service providers (cargo, warehousing, trucking, shipping line)
- Delivery services
- Utilities: power, energy, water, telecom, aircon, water collection/supply, waste management, sewerage (except septic tank emptying but including pest control, garbage control, etc.)
- Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
- Telecommunication companies
- Energy companies
- Gasoline stations
- Construction workers accredited by the DPWH to work on facilities for healthcare and risk reduction
- Manufacturing companies and suppliers of products necessary for construction
- Media establishments
Get the full list here: List of Businesses Allowed during Modified ECQ