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    Official: US-built Corollas will soon be exported to Latin America, Caribbean
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    Toyota has announced plans to export the American-made Corolla south, to 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2014. The move follows statements made to The Wall Street Journal by Toyota's South American leader, Steve St. Angelo, that spoke to Toyota's resolve in emerging American ...

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    Official: Nissan moving next-gen Murano production from Japan to Mississippi
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    Celebrating 10 years of operation at its Canton, Mississippi assembly plant, Nissan has announced that it will be adding a seventh vehicle to the plant's portfolio. Starting in 2014, production of the next-generation Murano will move from Japan to Mississippi alongside its platform mate, the ...

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    Study: Mississippi tops Automotive Misery Index
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    Anyone who's ever laid claim to a set of keys can tell you car ownership is an expensive proposition, but according to CarInsurance.com, just how expensive can fluctuate significantly depending on where you call home. The site released a new study called "The Automotive Misery Index," which looks ...

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    Report: Nissan: 85% of vehicles to be built in North America by 2015
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    Nissan is determined to grab eight percent of global market share by 2016, and is investing heavily in its North American facilities to make that happen. After a $5.2 billion cash infusion, Nissan will grow by 9,000 jobs, expand capacity by 425,000 vehicles and 200,000 lithium-ion ...

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    Official: Nissan cranking up Canton output to accommodate 2013 Sentra [w/video]
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    Nissan has announced that it will build the 2013 Sentra at its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi. The Japanese automaker had already committed to moving both its Frontier and Xterra SUVs to Mississippi from Nissan's plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The manufacturer says it will hire ...

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    Report: Nissan's Mississippi plant is chief UAW target
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    Historically, automotive plants in the South have been impervious to efforts by organization drives by the United Auto Workers. In 2001, the UAW was rejected two-to-one by Nissan workers at its Smyrna, Tenn. plant. And in 2005 and 2007, the UAW failed to get enough interest at Nissan's plant in ...

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    Report: Why you should call 911 if you get pulled over in Mississippi [w/video]
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    It sounds like an urban legend: A serial killer posing as a police officer pulling over motorists and then murdering them in their vehicles on the side of the highway. But this is no hoax, as the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is on the hunt for a suspect after discovering two such victims, ...

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    Official: Nissan donates cash, offers employee pricing and delayed payments to Southern storm victims
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    Nissan Americas is offering employee pricing and delayed finance payments to victims of the recent tornadoes and floods across the southeastern U.S. The latest gesture comes after the company donated $115,000 to the Red Cross to help with the relief efforts. Qualified buyers, meaning those from ...

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    Report: Mississippi under fire for considering KKK leader and Confederate hero on license plate
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    Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has come under fire for failing to condemn efforts by the state's Sons of Confederate Veterans to institute a license plate commemorating Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Historically, Forrest has been both hailed for his military brilliance and ...

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    Nissan NV commercial truck production gets underway
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    Nissan NV work trucks – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nissan has kicked off production of its all-new 2012 NV commercial truck. Scheduled to go on sale this spring, the NV will be available in three variants; NV1500, NV2500 HD and NV3500 HD. Two different configurations will also ...

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    No Laughing (Gas) Matter: Mississippi becomes 39th state to ban nitrous in street cars?
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    Granted, we're a little weird around here, but we've been dreaming of a multi-stage nitrous system since the sixth grade. We saw our friend's big brother lay down some fat rubber marks all around the cul-de-sac in his primer'd and blown '72 El Camino and BAM!, we were sold on the idea that ...

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    REPORT: Private Chinese investors sought to fund $6 billion auto plant in Mississippi
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    The headline is attention-grabbing. A former Chinese auto executive is proposing a $6 billion plant in economically-distressed north Mississippi that will employ 25,000 people and produce one million cars a year.Automotive News' ...

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    Toyota delays U.S. crossover plant
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    Sluggish market conditions in the United States are the reason Toyota Motor Corp. is slowing down the launch of its new Highlander crossover plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. Originally scheduled to open in late 2009 with production at 150,000 vehicles per year, Toyota will instead begin production in ...

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    Toyota to build plant in Mississippi
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    As Toyota continues its quest for world domination, they've chosen a location in northeastern Mississippi to build a new $800 million plant. The location, known as the Wellspring Project Megasite, is situated well for heavy manufacturing and was surely shopped hard to big industry like automotive ...

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    Second "BioWillie" service station opened
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    Earth Biofuels, Inc., the distributor of singer Willie Nelson's "BioWillie" biodiesel fuel, has opened another biodiesel service station. The first, near Jackson, Mississippi, opened last year. The new station is located in Grenada, Mississippi. The opening was attended by such luminaries ...

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