SAO PAULO — Toyota Motor Corp. is evaluating five of its vehicles that could use the same platform as the Corolla in order to add a second car to its Indaiatuba factory near here next year. Hiroyuki Okabe, president of Toyota Brasil, says one possibility is the Matrix minivan. Also under consideration is a hatchback, pickup and van. One bit of good news for Toyota is that the new tax structure will allow the price of the Corolla to be slashed US$1,250. Entry-level cars, however, will be ...

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