Nissan starts up production at second U.S. plant

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By Tom Brown CANTON, Miss., May 27 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. became a bigger threat to Detroit's Big Three automakers on Tuesday by firing up production at its second U.S. assembly plant, which will build full-size, American-styled vehicles. Japanese automakers already book most of their profits from U.S. operations and are doing much better in a skittish market than U.S. automakers General Motors Corp. , Ford Motor Co. and the Chrysler side of DaimlerChrysler AG . Taking ...

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