Toyota spurns bank's advances TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. just says ‘no’ to pumping in funds to help save Sakura Bank, a fellow member of the Mitsui keiretsu, or corporate family group. The move is one of the first by a large industrial company to refuse support for an ailing banking ally, signaling a change in Japanese corporate culture. Toyota has its own problems, closing a car factory for the first time in its history, as auto sales remain stagnate amid the nation's worse recession in a ...
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