As one representative said about Toyota’s decision to build the next-generation Prius hybrid in Mississippi, the call is so recent, it creates more questions than answers.
Will Toyota hire more people or not as many?
What does it mean for the half-dozen suppliers already committed to the plant?
What about their hiring?
And on Toyota’s arguable premier vehicle, will new auto workers at a new plant build with the kind of watertight, zero-tolerance precision the company’s renowned for from the first vehicle off the line?