Automotive giant invests in new engine

AUTOMOTIVE giant Toyota is to make a new hybrid engine at its factory on Deeside.

A £7m investment by the company, supported by a £700,000 grant from the Welsh government,  is expected to secure hundreds of jobs.

The 1.8 litre engines will be exported to Turkey to be built into a model based on Toyota's C-HR concept car.

There are currently about 540 employees at the Deeside factory, making 950 engines a day in 13 variants.

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