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Toyota Opens New Plant in Japan

Photo Courtesy - Mark Renders/Getty Images(TOKYO) -- A rare celebration for Toyota as the car maker opened a new manufacturing plant in Japan for the first time in 18 years.  

The Ohira factory in rural Japan, is part of Toyota's promise to keep jobs in its home country.

Nine hundred employees will produce 120-thousand cars a year, starting with the Corolla, in April.

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