Toyota Motor Corp. says it will begin production of Tacoma pickup trucks in Tijuana, Mexico, late in 2004, ahead of the 2005 target originally set. Toyota also says it will build more of the vehicles – 30,000 annually as opposed to the previously planned 20,000 units – due to strong demand in the U.S. Toyota Motor Mfg. North America President Toshiaki “Tag” Taguchi is quoted as saying truck bed production will begin in mid-2004 and continue through the end of the year, when complete ...
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