Investment will create up to 1,500 additional jobs in the next two years External site: [Read the Prime Minister's speech to Toyota staff](http://www.number10.gov.uk/news/pm-speech-at-toyota/)
Today, the Prime Minister visited Toyota in Derbyshire to welcome significant investment.
Toyota announced investment of more than £100 million to manufacture their new generation hatchbacks at their Burnaston factory, creating up to 1,500 additional jobs in the next two years.
Mr Cameron said:
This major announcement from Toyota is fantastic news and a massive vote of confidence for UK manufacturing.
This investment and the jobs it will create provide a terrific boost not just to the local economy but to the whole country, and is a tribute to the great skill, hard work and sheer professionalism shown by the Toyota workforce. Toyota’s commitment to the UK shows the growing strength of the UK car industry - it is our great British success story.
It is vital that we build a more balanced economy, one with manufacturing, innovation and exports at its heart. The automotive sector is leading the way in helping us achieve this - it is an extraordinary success story and one that we are very proud of.
Toyota is to build all its new generation C-segment family sized hatchback models at its Burnaston car plant in Derbyshire.