Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. confirms reports it will expand its still-under-construction Canton, MS, plant, increasing capacity from 250,000 units to 400,000 annually at a cost of $500 million. Overwhelming U.S. demand for its Altima sedan, which is currently made solely in Smyrna, TN, is prompting the move, Nissan says. Some 5,300 jobs will be created, 1,300 more than the 4,000 Canton was initially going to create (see related story: Nissan May Increase U.S. Capacity at Canton). Mississippi ...
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