Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Nantes, Argenteuil, Albi.
Wholesale And Retail Trade And Repair Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Sale Of Motor Vehicles
45.11 - Sale of cars and light motor vehicles

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 May 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2018
Foreseen end date
30 June 2019


The car manufacturer Toyota intends to strengthen its sales teams to cope with rising sales. Thus, 200 jobs will be gradually created in France. Toyota will open, in September, 4 schools of sales in Nantes, Paris, Lyon and Toulouse. Toyota will also create two aftersales schools in Argenteuil and Albi. The training sessions will be carried out for a period of 13 to 14 months in the form of work-study employmenrt contracts (contrat d'alternance). A recognised certificate in the automotive sector is awarded at the end of the training. The positions sought are commercial advisers for new vehicles and used vehicles, technicians and mechanics, sales consultants for service or for parts and accessories. The recruitment is led by the raise in sales of hybrid-electric cars.


  • 23 May 2018: Le Parisien


Eurofound (2018), Toyota, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 94211, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94211.