New United Motor Mfg. Inc. is suffering a parts shortage due to a labor dispute that has shut down docks along the West Coast. A plant spokesman says NUMMI’s Fremont, CA, plant could be idled as early as today if it doesn’t receive engines and transmissions, which are imported from Japan. NUMMI, a joint venture between General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp., builds the Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Voltz, a right-hand drive version of the Vibe sold in Asia. It also builds Corolla sedans and ...

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