4 of Japan's top-5 car makers boost output in '03


TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Japan's top five auto makers, with the exception of Mitsubishi Motors Corp , all boosted their worldwide vehicle production in 2003, mainly driven by a sharp expansion in overseas markets, data showed on Monday. Toyota Motor Corp , which overtook Ford Motor Co as the world's second-biggest car maker behind General Motors Corp in 2003, built 6.078 million vehicles that year, up 7.8 percent from the previous year, as production abroad grew for the 12th straight ...

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