Toyota Motor Corp. subsidiary TABC Inc. announces it will build 4-cyl. engines for the Tacoma pickup truck. The plant, located in Long Beach, CA, will assemble 68,000 of the engines annually beginning in 2005. The timing coincides with the shift of some Tacoma production to a new plant in Tijuana, Mexico, from its current location at New United Motor Mfg. Inc. in Fremont, CA. Toyota says the expansion represents a $7 million investment by the auto maker in TABC, which currently builds ...
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