Toyota Motor Corp. says the local labor force’s work ethic and education and the “can-do” spirit of the state’s governments are what won Mississippi the auto maker’s eighth vehicle manufacturing plant in North America. The new facility, located in Blue Springs just outside of Tupelo, will have capacity for 150,000 vehicles annually, with production slated to begin by 2010. It will build the all-new Toyota Highlander cross/utility vehicle that was unveiled at the Chicago auto show ...
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