Megafactories: Toyota Australia

Megafactories Toyota Australia
  • 150,000 Vehicles Per Annum Production Capacity
  • 2,500 Team Members
  • 50 Years Australian Manufacturing
  • 7 Astounding Plants
  • 1 Toyota Megafactory

After manufacturing vehicles in Australia for 50 years, it's no surprise Toyota has grown to be Australia's leading automotive company.

Toyota Australia has just revealed a new state-of-the-art engine plant built to produce AR hybrid engines for local and export markets, one of only five engine plants of its kind. But getting there was no mean feat - and National Geographic Channel was there to capture the journey.

The National Geographic Channel reveals the science, technology and behind-the-scenes stories that have enabled the company to produce some of the most innovative vehicles in the world.

From the drawing board to the open road, witness as a stunning transformation takes place under the hands of skilled technicians, cutting-edge technology and superior craftsmen.

Toyota Australia Powertrain Department Manager, Mark Taylor, said "I can honestly say I love my job. I couldn't think of a better place to work and I'm rapt Toyota is featuring on Megafactories."

Watch the Megafactories: Toyota Australia full episode above to go behind the scenes.

Quality at Toyota

The Start of Perfection

Take an inside look at Toyota's Megafactory in Melbourne as it combines state of the art technology with dedicated and highly trained specialists to create superior quality vehicles.

Innovation at Toyota

Hybrid Innovation

Toyota was the first company to market hybrid technology and is now the leading Hybrid car manufacturer in the world. Take a look at how the philosophy of Kaizen drives and inspires Toyota employees to innovate and create new car technologies.

People at Toyota

Workplace Pride

It's not just the facility or the equipment that makes Toyota's Megafactory in Melbourne special. Hear it first hand from Toyota employees, and you'll realise it's the people.

Sustainability at Toyota


Toyota is a leader in environmentally conscious manufacturing practices. With a key focus on continuous improvement, Toyota ensures that it's manufacturing facilities have minimal impact on the environment. Find out more about Toyota's efforts at keeping their operations green.