Kawasaki announced that construction will begin on new production facilities at its Mexican subsidiary Kawasaki Motors de México S.A. de C.V. (KMX). The new production facilities will be added to the current Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. (KMM) facilities which will also build new, enhanced production capabilities at the Lincoln, Nebraska facility.
Kawasaki will be investing a total investment around $265 Million for production facilities at KMX and KMM. KMX will expand Kawasaki’s production capacity and start producing off-road vehicles in fiscal 2023. In addition, KMM also plans to increase its production capacity for new models by March of 2023.
In addition to off-road vehicles, KMM’s production for consumer products such as personal watercraft and general-purpose gasoline engines includes Lincoln, NE, Maryville, MO as well as the Boonville, MO plant scheduled to start operation and production of general-purpose gasoline engines in 2022. The new KMX plant will bring the number of Kawasaki production facilities in North America to a total of four.