Toyota Motor Corp.’s Chinese joint venture, Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor Co. Ltd., begins production of the Prius hybrid-electric vehicle. An event to celebrate Job One was held Dec. 15 at SFTM Chanchun, Fengyue Co. in Changchun City, Jilin Province, where the Prius is being built. TMC Executive Vice President Yoshimi Inaba says Prius’ introduction to China comes at a perfect time, as the Chinese government now is encouraging the use of HEVs. “TMC is truly proud that the first-ever ...

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