Nissan to shift part of N.America output to Japan

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TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to move some of its manufacturing operations to Japan from North America as part of its efforts to improve profitability, the Nihon Keizai (Nikkei) business daily reported on Sunday. Production of two Nissan models -- the Quest minivan and the Infiniti QX56 sport utility vehicle -- was expected to be relocated from a U.S. plant in Canton, Mississippi, to factories in Japan in 2008 and 2009, Nikkei said. Nissan sold 40,000 Quests and ...

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