Toyota-Mazda plant could set off wave of investments

Toyota-Mazda plant could set off wave of investments

If Alabama gets the nod in the $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda sweepstakes, it could be just the beginning for the state in terms of its automotive future. Alabama reportedly made the cut from as many as 11 states that were on the short list. North Carolina is the sole other contender. The two auto giants plan to announce the site early this year, according to published reports. In August T oyota and Mazda initiated the joint venture. The plant is projected to be operational by 2021 and employ 4,000. It is believed a 1,252-acre tract of farmland in Limestone County’s […]