Inside Toyota - Sourcing and technology strategy

Inside Toyota - Sourcing and technology strategy

Publication Date: 23-Jul-2020

An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of Toyota.

An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of Toyota.

This all-in-one report focuses on mapping the key components Toyota uses as well as the suppliers that provide them. The OEM's technological developments and direction are also discussed, including that of its TNGA (modular architecture) and BEV ambitions.

Toyota’s sourcing processes and preferences are detailed, in addition to its industry leading kaizen manufacturing and localization efforts. 

Report summary
IHS Markit definitions
Company and sales performance

Production strategy
Component sharing and platforms
Levels of vertical integration

Purchasing organization
Supplier selection
Global sourcing
Cost reduction strategies

Technological positioning
Research and development
Connected car
Lightweighting and materials
Traditional powertrain

OEM prospects
SWOT analysis for suppliers
Major suppliers

  1. Toyota’s regional sales growth (2000 vs 2026)
  2. Toyota’s sales forecast by region (2019-26)
  3. Toyota’s revenue, costs and EBITDA from 2016-20
  4. Regional breakdown of Toyota’s FY2020 filings
  5. Toyota’s production forecast by region (2019-26)
  6. The Toyota New Global Architecture – GA-C variant (2005)
  7. Forecast of Toyota’s TNGA variant volumes (2026)
  8. Toyota’s top 10 vertically integrated components of 2019
  9. Toyota vehicles sold in North America with 100% Japanese content (2019)
  10. Toyota’s cost reduction efforts (2017-20)
  11. Toyota’s R&D spend versus net revenues (2015-19)
  12. Toyota’s global R&D facilities
  13. Toyota’s global production forecast by propulsion system design (2019-26)
  14. Material composition of Toyota’s interior permanent magnets
  15. Toyota’s e-mobility component suppliers for 2020
  16. Forecast of infrared cameras facing the driver in Toyota vehicles (2020-26)
  17. Forecast of Toyota’s level of autonomy, by vehicle volume (2020-26)
  18. Toyota’s award-winning lightweight liftgate on the Prius Prime
  19. Forecast of touchscreen use in Lexus vehicles (2019-25)
  20. Toyota Concept-i Series (2017) lighting
  21. Lighting in the Toyota LQ next generation Concept-i model (2019)
  22. Forecast of Toyota’s brake actuation system type (2019-26)
  23. OEMs with the highest forecasted use of heat pumps (2020-26)
  24. Forecast of Toyota’s major engine platform volumes (2026)
  25. Forecast of Toyota vehicles to use dual injection (2019-25)

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