Toyota Motor Corp. says it plans to build a third factory in Thailand at a cost of $380 million. The plant will employ 2,000 workers to produce 100,000 Hilux Vigo pickups annually, beginning in early 2007, as part of a $456 million expansion plan in Thailand. Toyota also says it will enlarge its Gateway plant outside of Bangkok, which builds the Camry and Corolla. Toyota Hilux Vigo Gateway ouput will increase to 200,000 vehicles by next year, from its current 110,000 units, and add ...

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