Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has outlined a plan to return the Japanese auto maker to profitability by 2006 that keeps its sole U.S. assembly plant, in Normal, IL, open. Normal escaped the fate of a car assembly plant in Japan and an engine and foundry plant in Australia that will be shuttered as part of MMC’s new plan to cut about 20% of its global workforce over the next two years. Mitsubishi builds a number of cars at Normal that includes Eclipse Spider. Mitsubishi’s new Chairman and ...

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