General Motors Co. is to blame for the planned closing of the New United Motor Mfg. Inc. joint venture plant in Fremont, CA, Toyota Motor Corp.’s top U.S. executive says, indicating there is little chance the shutdown decision will be reversed. Both the United Auto Workers and California politicians have been pushing for Toyota to keep the California plant open. “Toyota is not shutting down NUMMI,” Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. CEO James Lentz says in testimony to the House Energy and ...

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