Mitsubishi Motors Corp. blames postponement of plans to expand capacity at its Normal, IL, plant on weak U.S. sales. The auto maker, which previously credited the delay to trying to decide which product would be best suited to the plant, now says in a release it needs to concentrate efforts on increasing sales of new models and strengthening brand position. (See related story: Mitsubishi Studies Capacity, Platforms) The proposed plant expansion was estimated to have cost some $200 ...

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