|karma level 14582|
Check out the Toyota Production line….
Real-time status update of various lines within the factory. These screens are in place for each functional area. Green means OK, while a red alert will immediately have a supervisor visit that particular section to solve any problems. Typically Toyota ; planned output was 11, while the actual turned out to be 12!
The underbody moves on to a fully automated line, where robots weld the core monocoque together
An Etios randomly pulled off the assembly line for checks & analysis:
Being transported to the paint shop:
Detailed explanation of the paint process. Toyota Plant No.2 is the only automotive facility in India to use eco-friendly waterborne paints, supplied by Nippon . Even Toyota 's own plant no.1 uses traditional paint materials:
Once painted, the doors are removed. Reason? To allow men & machinery easy access to the interiors. The exact same door is mated to the car at a later stage:
While work on the car is underway, the doors move on to another location for their internals (window assembly etc.):
Etios on the way to be "kitted" out with electrical & mechanical components:
Suspension & brake part storage. Notice how clinically clean the area is:
Once all the functional parts are in place, the doors are fitted back on:
A look at the Assembly Process:
A Liva undergoing wheel alignment
Dyno and (ahead) brake testing:
Shower booth where the car is not only washed, but also checked for any leaks inside:
Spanking new, fresh & shiny:
Receive best posts in your inbox.