GEORGETOWN, KY – Last autumn, Toyota Motor Corp. took another big step toward advancing its hybrid-electric vehicle strategy with production of the first HEV outside Japan. The Camry Hybrid, launched several months earlier in Japan, rolled off the No.2 line of Toyota’s plant here in early October. Already, daily production is up to nearly 200 units, and the auto maker expects to build 50,000 of the vehicles in 2007. Shortly after the Camry Hybrid launch, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., in early ...

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