Toyota Motor Corp. says it will stop building its Japanese-market Voltz cross/utility vehicle due to slow sales. The Voltz, based on the Pontiac Vibe/Toyota Matrix, has been manufactured at New United Motor Mfg. Inc., Toyota’s Fremont, CA, joint venture with General Motors Corp. Toyota began producing the Voltz exclusively for the Japanese market in August 2002, reportedly targeting monthly sales of 1,500 units. By November, the auto maker only had sold a total of 8,802 units in Japan, ...

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