(TORRANCE, Calif.) -- For the first time since the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan earlier this year, Toyota has returned to normal production levels in the U.S.
The Japanese automaker announced Tuesday that its North American vehicle production is back to 100 percent, well ahead of schedule. The company had predicted it would return to full capacity by November or December of this year.
Toyota was forced to cut back production after the March 11 disasters in Japan caused a shortage of Japanese-made parts.
The automaker makes 12 vehicles in North America, including the Camry, Corolla, Tacoma, RAV 4 and Highlander.
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