Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America Inc. makes it official, confirming the next-generation Montero Sport sport/utility vehicle (SUV) will be produced in the Normal, IL, assembly plant beginning in 2003 (see Ward's Automotive Reports — Dec. 20, '99, p.5). The move to Normal, MMSA says, is the first phase of “Project America,” a $1 billion program to plan, design, engineer and build core products in the U.S. With the sourcing switch, the '04 Montero Sport will move to a new car platform, ...

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