Business Notes: Apr. 29, 1985

AUTOS On the Road with lacocca

It was a little like an opposing general inspecting enemy lines, as Chrysler Chairman Lee lacocca flew off to Japan last week aboard his company's Gulfstream II. The first objective was Mitsubishi Motors, with which Chrysler has for some time wanted to set up joint production in the U.S. lacocca and Mitsubishi President Toyoo Tate announced that the companies in 1988 will begin making a small car in a plant to be built in the Midwest or South. The project will cost $500 million, turn out 180,000 cars a year, employ 2,500 autoworkers and create...

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