Mitsubishi Motors Corp. selects its Shiga, Japan, powertrain plant to build engines for Global Engine Alliance LLC, in which it holds equity interest with DaimlerChrysler AG. The partners plan to invest ¥10 billion ($90 million) to expand the facility. The expansion will add 129,167 sq.-ft (12,000 sq.-m) of floor space to the facility, boosting total floor space to 721,182 sq.-ft. (67,000 sq. m). Actual production at the Shiga plant is scheduled for spring 2005. The first ...

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