Toshiba to build drive motors for hybrids in Houston

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* Toshiba to build drive motors for Ford hybrids in U.S. * First time company has made units outside Japan DETROIT, June 22 (Reuters) - Japanese electronics conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday that it will begin producing drive motors for hybrid vehicles for Ford Motor Co . The company said it would produce the automotive propulsion units at an existing facility in Houston, Texas -- the first time it has manufactured the units outside Japan. Toshiba said it would need to expand ...

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