By Phil LeBeau, CNBC Correspondent NEW YORK ( CNBC) -- Here's something few could have imagined two years ago: the Big 3 are once again looking at opening new plants. Take a second to let that idea sink in. It says volumes about how far the auto industry and America's economy have come. And yes, it's the kind of news that will stick in the craw of those workers and cities the Big 3 cut loose over the last two years. So how close are Detroit's automakers to opening new assembly plants or expanding current ones to add capacity?
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