BANGKOK – Toyota Motor Corp.’s decision to relocate its production base for pickup trucks from Japan to Thailand raises the stature of this Southeast Asian country as a regional vehicle-manufacturing hub. Toyota is moving its pickup production to Thailand Toyota will invest 27 billion baht ($600 million), and the pickups will be exported to Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Europe. Thailand is an attractive country for foreign investors, combining much of the developed ...

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