TOYOTA CITY, Japan – With the May launch of the new Prius, Toyota Motor Corp. achieved yet another industry milestone: The world’s first mass-produced hybrid car now is the main model at one of the auto maker’s largest assembly plants. Like its predecessor, the new Prius is produced at two facilities in Japan – Tsutsumi and Fujimatsu. Tsutsumi is Toyota’s third-largest Japanese assembly plant (fourth-largest globally), while Fujimatsu is the main plant of Toyota Auto Body Co. Ltd., the ...

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