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3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance
3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance

Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters. The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management on one campus near the company's Southern manufacturing hubs. It marks the second high-profile move of a major automaker from Southern California. Nissan moved its U.S. headquarters from Gardena to a Nashville suburb in 2006. Some observers and California officials seized on the announcement to criticize what they said is California's business climate for high taxes and onerous regulations. But Toyota officials said the...

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