As Detroit witnesses the southward migration of the U.S. auto industry with the construction of new vehicle assembly plants in places such as Lincoln, AL, and San Antonio, TX, blue-collar workers in the North can only ponder their long-term job security. In the South, however, the arrival of assembly plants from Japanese, German and Korean auto makers – as well as their affiliated suppliers – has not been a cure-all for regional economic woes attributable to the loss of textile jobs. In ...
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