March 25, 2006 - Posted at 12:07 p.m. CST
MARION, Ark. (AP) _ The chairman of Hino Motors says a truck
assembly plant could join a company parts plant if its U.S. sales of
its trucks grow.
Hino chairman Tadaaki Jagawa attended the dedication in Marion
yesterday of Mid-South Community College's seven million-dollar
Workforce Technology Center. The school will help train workers for
Hino's parts plant and other automotive-related jobs in east
Jagawa says the subsidiary of Toyota may add an assembly plant
at Marion if its truck sales can rise to ten-thousand per year in
the U.S. The company expects to sell 4,700 units this year.