Prius Bumps Highlander from New Plant

August 2008
Assembly;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p17
The article reports on the decision of Toyota Motor Corp. to build the Prius hybrid sedan at its plant in Blue Spring, Mississippi, which is under construction and is scheduled to be finished in late 2010, as opposed to the Highlander sport utility vehicle. The car manufacturer decided to do so because sales of larger vehicles in the U.S. have been down. According to the article, the Highlander will still be in production at Toyota's existing plant in Princeton, Indiana.


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