Toyota had been aiming for a high February production plan to meet strong demand.
Toyota's overseas output climbed 5.6 percent to 3.35 million vehicles through June, while production in Japan fell 18 percent to 1.73 million.
Production lines will be switched back on at its 14 factories across the country, Toyota said.
To crack the code of building low-cost electric vehicles, Japan's automakers intend to leverage their skills at tried-and-true lean manufacturing and kaizen.
The Japanese automaker will also offer permanent jobs to 1,400 employees currently working there through Kelly Services, as well as to all future employees.
Newly appointed COO Sinead Kaiya is charged with making growth and sustainability a reality at Toyota Motor's autonomous-driving technology unit.
The factory is expected to begin production in 2025, and it will eventually supply electric vehicles and hybrids built in the region.
The automaker will suspend production on three lines at its Motomachi plant in September. That follows suspensions at its Tsutsumi plant.
Toyota cut its July global production plan by 50,000 vehicles.
Toyota is reviewing its production plans as mounting global disruptions hinder its attempts to raise output.
Keeping the flow of new Toyotas and Lexuses coming to U.S. dealers amid dozens of simultaneous threats falls to two executives who manage it all the Toyota way.
The $1.3 billion plant will eventually make batteries for as many as 1.2 million hybrid, plug-in hybrid and BEVs per year, the automaker said.
Toyota Motor North America's announced plans to build a battery plant may require the Japanese automaker to build another assembly plant in the U.S.
Toyota Group megasupplier Aisin is grappling with how and when to shift to a new lineup of electrified products. Profits made from today's internal-combustion vehicles will lead to investment in EV products.
The automaker hasn’t made a final decision, but is expected to partner with Panasonic at the operation.
Toyota's announced a $1.29 billion battery plant in Liberty, N.C., will have capacity for 1.2 million battery packs per year, suggesting more local investment will follow.
Project ETA is aimed at giving Toyota customers who order their vehicles a more precise view of where they are after they roll off the line.