Japanese manufacturers adding jobs in America. Thumbs up. The YEN is so strong now that manufacturing in Japan is a luxury.The first Infiniti JX produced in Tennessee rolled off the assembly line Monday.
The model was presented at the Nissan assembly plant in Smyrna southeast of Nashville.
The company describes it as a seven-passenger luxury crossover with three rows of seating. The Nissan website lists the suggested retail price as $40,450 or $41,550 depending on the model.
Nissan said it is the first luxury car built in Tennessee.
Volkswagen has a plant in Chattanooga, and Saturns used to be manufactured in Spring Hill.