Mitsubishi Motors to delay U.S. capacity boost


TOKYO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp , Japan's fourth-largest auto maker, said on Thursday it would postpone plans to expand the capacity of its Illinois plant, directing its limited resources into sales and brand promotion. Mitsubishi said in March that it would spend $200 million to expand the capacity of its Normal, Illinois factory by 25 percent, allowing it to make 300,000 units a year.

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