The first Mississippi-built Nissan Altima rolled off a new line June 14 at the just-expanded Nissan Motor Mfg. North America Inc. plant in Canton. The addition of Altima production, slated for 150,000 units annually, brings the plant’s capacity to 400,000 units. Mississippi production is designed to supplement Altima output at Nissan’s Smyrna, TN, facility, which will continue building the midsize sedan. The auto maker in both 2003 and 2002 sold more than 201,000 Altimas in the U.S. ...

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