How Long Will Motown Be Motown?

Plants are sprouting elsewhere, but Detroit has a lock on R&D

Quick, what's the automotive assembly capital of North America? Yes, it's still Michigan--but maybe not for long. The state produced 3.1 million cars, just a hair ahead of the 3 million made in Ontario in 1999. What's more, capacity is growing faster in the Canadian province, putting Ontario on track to usurp the title in the next couple of years.

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