Toyota Motor Corp. will become one of the U.S. Big Three auto makers by 2009, displacing DaimlerChrysler Corp. in third place, says a study by auto forecast firm CSM Worldwide. CSM predicts Toyota’s three brands, Toyota, Lexus and Scion, will account for 24%, or 2.5 million-plus units, of annual U.S. vehicle sales by 2009, giving the auto maker a 14.1% market share. Toyota currently accounts for 12.2% of light-vehicle sales in the U.S. “Robust growth for the auto maker will stem from an ...

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