Lexus is preparing to open a new office in the underground complex situated in the Mountain lair. This bold decision will make the company an electric vehicle leader in the coming years. The new office will be their first headquarters owned independently by Lexus. They never had their independent office before this. Lexus is making the complex to increase the production of Electric Vehicles.
Lexus was founded in 1989 by Eiji Toyoda. They are known for their premium cars. Lexus has built a reliable brand that competes against big guns like Audi, Jaguar, Volvo, and Honda. The Japanese automaker never had their own office. This strategy makes them step ahead of their current position and independent. In this article, we look at the insides of this plan and the details of this new headquarters.
What is the location of the new office?
The most exciting thing about this expansion is its location of it. The new World Headquarters will be situated in Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama, Japan. Besides this, The size of the Shimoyama complex is 1,608 acres. Lexus is making this office in the range of Mount lair covered with forests. It will be a two-tower headquarters complex. Only one route to this location is driving the hill up. The route is covered with rice fields and Japanese Cherry Blossom. This new exotic location makes this office a bit more amazing.
Expansion and Future calls
This expansion will mend the ways for Lexus. They will get their own office, leading to better productivity and the essence of an independent firm. Lexus doesn’t have any electric vehicles yet in their lineup. Later this year, the company is going to release its first EV. Without any EV in the market right now, Lexus plans only for electric vehicle production by 2030. They are expecting to sell more than a million electric vehicles every year. All Lexus staff will be in the same complex for the first time. This new office will be fully operational by 2024.
What did the president of Lexus say?
Koji Sato, the president of Lexus, recently stated that they are looking forward to this initiative, and it will be the next chapter to improve the vehicle fundamentals. Their dominant strategy is to design and produce cars that are attractive to people in various terms. Sato also stated that they will have a Lexus-oriented environment now. They can focus on Lexus. Furthermore, the designers and engineers said they would now be together as a team and create better designs and vehicles. They never had this environment earlier.
All of these factors will positively affect production; therefore, Lexus can be the leader in the Electric Vehicle sector. And this is the reason why Koji Sato is referring to it as a new chapter.