NEW YORK – North America, an over-the-hill, mature market for cars and trucks? Toyota's Toshiaki Taguchi says automotive business cannot exist without incentives. Don’t believe a word of it, warns Toshiaki Taguchi, president of Toyota Motor North America Inc., convinced that the conventional wisdom is unwise. “We see significant market growth continuing,” says Taguchi, a confirmed Census watcher who finds recent data heartening. In the 20 years ending 2000, the U.S. ...

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