MUMBAI – Toyota Motor Corp. plans to offer by 2006 a small car to compete with Maruti Udyog Ltd.’s best-selling M-800. India’s Maruti M-800 will face off with future small Toyota car. The Toyota model will be offered at M-800’s entry-level price but with better features. (See related story: India’s Maruti Redefines Strategies) Currently, the auto maker is directing its efforts at finding the most suitable model for high-volume sales. Sources say the company may tap its ...

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