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New Truck Plant Slated for Alabama

New Truck Plant Slated for Alabama

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
 
Japanese truck maker Isuzu Motors Ltd. has acquired a 300,000-sq.-ft. warehouse near Birmingham, AL, with plans to convert the property into a truck-making factory by 2009 or 2010, with initial capacity of 5000 mid-size trucks per year. Isuzu joins several other foreign auto suppliers—Hyundai, Toyota, Honda and Mercedes-Benz--that have been lured to Alabama by its low taxes, a union-free environment and other incentives.

 

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