Mazda and toyota invest 1.6 billion dollars in a new, common work. It should be built in the city of huntsville in the us state of alabama, the corporations shared on wednesday (10. January 2018) with. From the year 2021 there should be around 300.000 vehicles run from the band per year. The companies want to create up to 4000 jobs with the factory.
The new factory is just 14 miles from an existing manufacturing facility of toyota. Toyota and mazda had announced their tarpaulin in august 2017, but the site else was initially left open. So far, it is not known what was maintained at taxes and other incentives. Politicians are usually ready for expensive constituents to increase jobs as a procurer.
Through the new factory, the southern us states expand their importance for the car industry. The texas to south carolina becomes increasingly strong for competition for the traditional center of the us auto industry around detroit in the state of michigan on the border with canada. From there the us heavyweights are general motors, ford and chrysler.
Attracted by lower union influence and gentle production costs, especially foreign manufacturers rely heavily on the south. Since 20 years, daimler has already operated a work in alabama and most recently, to expand this power. Volkswagen has been manufacturing for a long time in the neighboring state of tennessee, bmw not far away in south carolina.