Toyota's New Corollas Set to Roll Off Mississippi Assembly Line March 18

Workers at a Toyota Motor Co. plant in Mississippi will soon start manufacturing a new generation of the Corolla compact car.The first car of the 12th generation Corolla is set to roll off the assembly line March 18.The Japanese auto maker has invested $1.2 billion in the plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi, which began production in October 2011. The company recently invested $170 million for new equipment and tooling for the next-generation Corolla. The plant also has added 400 new team members, bringing the total workforce to nearly 2,000.Toyota Mississippi built about 1.2 million 11th-generation Corollas.  Continue reading...

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