With the Toyota Proving Ground Toyota focuses more on Europe in research and development.
The center in meant to become a global development center for vehicles of the B segment. The testing areal developed in 2 1/2 years for ca 47 million € and comprises with its buildings an area from 65.000 sqm. Summed up its an areal from 187.000 sqm. Actually there are 770 employees working 430 of them in research and development.