IRVINE, CA – Newspaper publisher Horace Greeley in the 1840s proclaimed "Go West, young man." A lot of folks still are following that advice today. Only this time, it's not young hardy males making the trek westward to find wealth. Instead, it is foreign auto makers that are transplanting manufacturing, sales and marketing and design operations on U.S. soil in order to compete in the world’s largest auto market. Many are locating in Irvine, just south of Los Angeles, nestled comfortably ...

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