Indiana trying to land Toyota-Mazda plant

FILE - In a Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, the logo of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is displayed behind members of the media Toyota at the Paris Auto Show in Paris, France. Toyota will test a new car-sharing system next year that lets users unlock doors and start cars with their smartphones. The Smart Key Box system eliminates the need for a physical key. Toyota will test the system in San Francisco with the Getaround car-sharing service starting in January 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Hoosier state, along with 10 others are trying to land a $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazada plant.

The states that are being looked as the potential location for the new plant are in the South and the Midwest.

The Wall Street Journal says for more than six months, Toyota has been exploring those states for plant locations.

The plant is expected to bring 4,000 jobs with it.

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