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Mitsubishi to double production at Illinois plant

by Dan Roth (RSS feed) on Mar 22nd, 2012 at 10:43AM

According to reports citing Japan's Nikkei daily, Mitsubishi Motors North America will be cranking up production at its Normal, Illinois plant, but not because the company expects a 100-percent increase in demand here to match the 70,000 units the plant will soon be cranking out. Instead, the plant will be making Outlander Sport models intended for export from the U.S. to markets like Russia and Latin America. To make way for the increased Outlander Sport output, the slow-moving Galant family sedan will leave the building. No replacement has been announced. Mitsubishi has plants worldwide,... Read More

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