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REPORT: Toyota finally ready to finish U.S. plant in Tupelo, Miss

In a move to reduce the impact of the yen's strength against the dollar, Toyota is planning to finish off its recently-built plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. The plant was started way back in 2006 but had been put on indefinite hold last December. At this time, only the building shell has been completed and there is no actual car-building equipment installed. According to the Nikkei new

Toyota will build a car at Mississippi plant, but maybe not the Prius

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Toyota to postpone vehicle production at Mississippi plant

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US Prius assembly in Mississippi officially on hold

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Official: Toyota to build Highlanders in Mississippi

As expected, Toyota officially announced its plans to build the Highlander in northeast Mississippi. The company will invest $1.8 billion in the project and initially employ 2,000 workers. Toyota officials, along with Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (speaking in photo), made the announcement this morning at a press conference in Tupelo, Miss.