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2013 Nissan Altima production kicks off in Smyrna, aims to pass Camry for #1

by David Kiley (RSS feed) on May 15th, 2012 at 5:29PM

"We are ready to make this car the top seller if the customer agrees." Nissan started Job One production for the 2013 Altima sedan at its Smyrna, Tennessee plant today. Nissan has big plans for the fifth-generation Altima, which was the number-two selling car in the United States in 2011. The company is adding a third shift at Smyna, and shifting models around between this plant and its Canton, Mississippi plant with an eye toward the Altima passing the Toyota Camry as the top-selling model in America. Toyota sold 308,510 Camrys last year, compared with Nissan's 268,981... Read More

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