The $442 million Toyota Motor Corp. will spend on an expansion of its Cambridge, Ont. plant to produce the Lexus RX300 sport/utility vehicle (SUV) in 2003 is the first major Japanese investment in Canada since the World Trade Organization ruled that Canadian policy discriminates against foreign automakers. Production will increase from 200,000 to 220,000, including 60,000 RX300s, and employment grows from 2,700 to 3,000. There is also speculation the Toyota-badged Highlander will be built ...

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