Toyota

WNIJ

DeKalb and Rochelle may be in the running for a massive new auto manufacturing plant. Toyota and Mazda announced they are teaming up to build a $1.5 billion factory in the U.S. but didn’t specify the site.

State Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, says he knows state and local economic-development officials are working on a code-named project that meets the same specifications of the Toyota/Mazda plan. 

Demmer says he’s not surprised that DeKalb and Rochelle are contenders. He said both of the cities within his legislative district have what a manufacturer of that size needs.

Wealthy Spending Habits May Surprise You

Nov 14, 2014

Ford, Toyota, Honda, Chevy and Nissan--these are the most widely owned car brands by the wealthiest Americans, according to a study by Martini Media.

The study also showed the group shops at Amazon, Target and Wal-Mart.

The objective was to learn more about the wealthy so brands can better target them in digital advertising.