Toyota Motor Corp. executives say growing industry sales momentum is prompting the auto maker to restart the launch of its new assembly plant in Blue Springs, MS, but demand is not enough to reinstate production at its New United Motor Mfg. Inc. site in Fremont, CA. Toyota earlier today announced plans to restart work on Blue Springs after suspending the greenfield plant’s opening when the economy tanked in late 2008. However, instead of building the Prius hybrid hatchback as previously ...

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