MEXICO: Toyota to look at possible assembly plant sites

By just-auto.com editorial team | 23 April 2001

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Toyota will dispatch representatives to Mexico to look for a suitable location for an assembly plant, Mexican financial daily El Economista reported.

Officials from the Mexican border state of Sonora visiting Toyota in Japan were told that the Japanese company would consider sites in northern Mexico and southern United States for a new factory, Sonora state minister of economic development Roberto Gonzalez Laborin said.

Gonzalez told the newspaper that the Mexican delegation stressed the potential advantages of building a plant in the Sonora-Arizona economic region to Toyota.

He added that the Japanese had welcomed the information and promised to send a team to inspect potential locations.

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