At least three lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee grilling Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda Wednesday represent districts containing auto plants of Toyota competitors.
Rep. Mark Souder, R-Ind. Indiana's District 3 contains General Motors' Fort Wayne assembly plant. The plant employs 2,700 people, according to GM, and produces the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. Ohio's District 4 contains Honda's East Liberty Auto Plant. The plant employees 2,470 people, according to Honda, and produces the Element, CR-V and Accord Crosstour.
Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio. Ohio's District 9 contains Toledo plants that produce the Dodge Nitro, Jeep Liberty and Jeep Wrangler.