G. Chambers Williams III | Jul 08, 2012
Nissan’s ambitious plans to build its U.S. market share and push ahead of Japanese rival Honda will bring more jobs for Tennessee and Mississippi.
That means more than 7,000 people will be employed at the company’s Smyrna plant by year’s end, more than double the total that General Motors will have at its Spring Hill plant when the current expansion under way there is complete. And in Canton, Miss., the total will rise to 4,500 workers, up from 3,900 now.
As Nissan makes a run not only at Honda’s total U.S. sales, but also at the nation’s top-selling car, the Toyota Camry, Nissan’s North American plants have gone into rapid-expansion mode. Click here to read the full article.