Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is not ready for overtime shifts at its Smyrna, TN, plant, but the lines have returned to full speed. They were reduced earlier this year due to softening demand. The plant produces the Altima sedan, Xterra sport/utility vehicle (SUV) and Frontier pickup. The automaker says it will speed up production when it starts building the new-generation Altima in early August for a mid-September debut. Nissan plans to build 200,000 Altimas annually, compared to its current ...

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