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Judge gives McAllister, Nissan more time for negotiating

JACKSON — A federal judge is giving attorneys for former New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. more time to negotiate a settlement in a lawsuit between them over the football star’s failed Jackson auto dealership. A court filing late yesterday said “because progress was demonstrated” U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda Anderson would allow the settlement ...

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Judge sets deadline in McAllister-Nissan lawsuit

JACKSON — A federal judge has set a deadline for settlement negotiations in a lawsuit between Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. and Deuce McAllister related to a car dealership the former New Orleans Saints star owned in Mississippi. U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda R. Anderson set a telephone conference for Jan. 5 and said discovery will resume immediately if a settlement hasn’t ...

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Production cranks up at Toyota Boshoku

MANTACHIE — Toyota Boshoku Mississippi, LLC (TBMS) has started producing the seat frames and door trim for the Toyota Corolla, which is being produced at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi Inc. in Blue Springs. TBMS is a subsidiary of Toyota Boshoku America, Inc. (Headquarter: Erlanger, Kentucky) The completed seat for the Corolla will be produced at Systems Automotive Interiors (SAI), which ...

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Toyota supplier celebrates start of production

BALDWYN — Auto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi (APMM) celebrated the start of production of the company’s new facility in the Harry A. Martin North Lee Industrial Complex in Baldwyn last Friday. APMM, the North American subsidiary of Toyota Auto Body, is a tier-one supplier for the Toyota plant in Blue Springs. APMM, which currently employs 340 workers, provides stamped parts, body ...

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Canton plant to produce new Nissan commercial vehicles

CANTON — Just one year after its entry into the commercial vehicle business in North America with the segment-changing Nissan NV commercial van series, Nissan is expanding the lineup with the debut in spring 2012 of a new NV3500 HD Passenger Van. The 2012 Nissan NV3500 HD Passenger Van will be offered in a choice of two engines, a 261-horsepower ...

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Job applications for Toyota plant surpass 40,000

BLUE SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has collected more than 41,000 applications for Toyota’s plant at Blue Springs. Toyota attracted applications from all 82 Mississippi counties, 44 other states and Puerto Rico. The plant is expected to employ about 2,000. Working through the MDES website, Toyota continues accepting applications for maintenance jobs at the Blue Springs plant. ...

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Chain manufacturer to occupy ex-Yorozu plant

VICKSBURG — A Missouri-based company says it plans to open a manufacturing plant in Vicksburg later this year and to begin full production of heavy-duty chains within a year. Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company, LLC of St. Louis bought a former automotive parts plant in August. Yorozu Automotive Mississippi had shut down in 2008. Laclede CEO Jim Riley tells The Vicksburg ...

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Toyota begins four-cylinder engine production

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — State and local officials joined Toyota team members and executives yesterday to mark the start of four-cylinder engine production at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama, Inc. (TMMAL) in Huntsville, Ala. The addition of four-cylinder engine production boosts TMMAL’s employment to almost 1,000 and total investment to $637 million. Total annual engine capacity of four-cylinder, V6 and V8 engines ...

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Toyota: Production to begin at Blue Springs in October

BLUE SPRINGS — Officials say plans for Toyota’s plant in north Mississippi remain on track, with Corolla production scheduled to begin in October. The statement was included this week in Toyota’s announcement that its North American production is back to normal levels after a six-month slowdown following the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Toyota builds 12 models in North ...

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First Toyota supplier to bring 100-plus jobs

SHERMAN — KC Integrated Services, a full-service supply chain solutions provider, is locating a logistics service center in Sherman in Pontotoc County. KC Integrated Services’ Sherman facility will service Toyota and Toyota’s Tier I suppliers, providing just-in-time delivery services to support Toyota’s production control system at its automotive manufacturing plant in Blue Springs. In addition, the Sherman facility will provide ...

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