Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., has reported 10 million sales of its Toyota Camry making it America’s top-selling car for the past 11 years and the announcement comes at a time when Camry celebrates its 30 year anniversary in the U.S. The figure represents nearly 20 percent of all the vehicles Toyota has ever sold in the U.S. This milestone comes the same year Camry celebrates its 30 year anniversary in the U.S.
“We couldn’t be more excited about Camry’s 10 millionth sale in the U.S.,” said Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. “With the support of so many loyal customers, Camry has truly become part of the country’s fiber. For seven generations, Toyota dealers have also been instrumental in getting Americans behind the wheel of a Camry. Camry is definitely helping Toyota Go Places.”
According to the statement, Toyota’s first generation Camry was introduced to the U.S. market in 1983 and sold 52,651 vehicles in its first full year of sales. Toyota brought Camry production to its plant in Georgetown, Ky. in May of 1988, marking the company’s early commitment to investment in North America.