TOKYO — A senior research official at Fuji Heavy Industries says the company could begin marketing the Elten Custom, a concept hybrid car exhibited at last fall's Tokyo Motor Show, as early as 2001. “We have made no decision yet,” says Kenzo Watanabe, a senior researcher at Fuji's technical center in western Tokyo, “but our rough timetable, all things considered, is 2001.” Mr. Watanabe claims that if and when the model is introduced the company will need to sell at least 3,000 units per ...
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