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Mahindra Readying to Build New Plant Near Detroit

Facility likely to build off-road vehicles, maybe small pickups.

by on Nov.07, 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra's first entry into the U.S. was thought to be this pickup. With a new plant coming to metro Detroit, it may be again.

A new 400,000 square-foot automotive plant is going to be built in the shadow of Fiat Chrysler’s North American headquarters north of Detroit — by Mahindra & Mahindra.

The plant will be the first new auto plant in metro Detroit in 25 years, according to media reports. The company hasn’t issued any statements on what will be built at the new facility, but last month U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hinted that Mahindra plans to build off-road utility vehicles in the plant, The Times of India reported.

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Once completed it will join the 250,000 square-foot warehouse the company built in nearby Pontiac last year. (more…)