(SMYRNA., Tenn.) -- Automobile giant Nissan announced Tuesday the start of the production of the 2013 Nissan Altima at the company's Smyrna, Tennessee plant.
To mark the milestone achievement of the production of the vehicle's fifth generation, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam joined Nissan officials at the Smyrna plant as the first new mid-size sedan rolled off the assembly line.
"We are proud that Nissan calls Tennessee home and that the Altima has been made here for more than two decades," Haslam said in a statement. "This new model is a testament to the company's strong brand and globally competitive reputation and a reflection of our state's talented workforce."
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