Rumors that Toyota would some day build the Prius in the U.S. have bounced around for years, with a location in Mississippi often being cited as the most likely candidate. After that plan was officially scrapped in 2008, a new version of the same story returned in 2010 when a Toyota executive vice president said Mississippi Prius production could start up in 2016. Given the on-again, off-again history of the story, we weren't surprised when not much was officially said about the matter in the last two years.
The Carpocalypse comes to the South as the Wall Street Journal reports Toyota plans to delay production of its new plant outside Tupelo, Mississippi. Toyota's plans to start production at a new plant it is building in Blue Springs, ... Read Post
Although Toyota canned plans to build its Prius in Mississippi, the automaker is apparently going to expand production to Thailand. Toyota - Toyota Prius - Mississippi - Prius - Makes and Models Read Post