Nickel-metal-hydride hybrid battery pack being installed in trunk of new 2012 Toyota Camry HybridEnlarge Photo
Toyota has a lot riding on the redesigned 2012 Camry due out this fall. Up to now, little has been known about the next-generation mid-size sedan other than a teaser video with Akio Toyoda, Toyota’s president, providing just a glimpse and promising that the new Camry will be “the best Camry ever.”
2012 Toyota Camry teaserEnlarge Photo
But a video shot at the Toyota Georgetown, Kentucky assembly plant where the all-new Camry is being built gives some pretty clear views of the family sedan – front, rear, and body-in-white,.
There's even footage of the hybrid battery pack going into the trunk of the Camry Hybrid. For more on the hybrid, see coverage in GreenCarReports.
Plant workers featured in the video, including Wil James, TMMK president, Anthony Hendrichs, Kim Stamford, Wayne Robey, Mary Robey Singer, Mike Bridge and Greg Newby have an accumulated 145 years working for Toyota Georgetown. Snippets of dialogue reveal that Toyota plans to build 2,000 Camry sedans a day at full production and that “Being the number one vehicle maker in the world is an awesome title, but being the number one quality vehicle is even better.”
The 2012 Toyota Camry goes on sale this fall. We’ll keep you updated as more details are available on the new sedan, probably in about a month.