DETROIT -- Toyota Motor Corp. and its parts-making subsidiary Denso Corp. received votes of confidence today from Standard & Poor’s, which affirmed the makers’ ratings. This comes at a time when many auto makers and suppliers have been downgraded. The affirmation of Toyota’s AAA/Negative/A-1+ rating and Denso’s AA+/Stable/A-1+ rating reflects the Japanese companies’ solid credit quality as well as the geographic diversity of their revenue sources, offshore operations and limited ...

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