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Alabama, North Carolina Finalists for New Toyota/Mazda Plant

Makers reportedly wanted $1B in incentives for new plant.

by on Nov.14, 2017

Toyota President Akio Toyota and his Mazda counterpart Kogai announce their alliance.

Though Detroit is known as the Motor City, that designation doesn’t appear to be enough to entice Toyota and Mazda to build its new jointly owned plant in Michigan.

The two finalists appear to be Alabama and North Carolina, according to multiple news reports.

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In August, the two Japanese carmakers confirmed they will also set up a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant in the United States that will create up to 4,000 new jobs.  (more…)