Toyota Motor Corp. reportedly will shut down a line producing its Prius hybrid model and shift output to another facility to improve efficiency. It would mark the first time in 10 years Toyota has closed a domestic assembly line. The line at its Motomachi plant in Aichi prefecture, Japan, will close by the middle of next year, says the Nihon Keizai Shimbun. The model is being refreshed and will be built at Toyota’s Tsutsumi plant in Aichi Prefecture. Toyota did not confirm the report but ...
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