LONDON — Hoping to take advantage of yen-euro currency fluctuations, Toyota Motor Corp. reportedly is planning to increase production at its plant in Burnaston. The automaker is looking at transferring production of the 3-door Corolla hatchback from Japan to the U.K. The move would cut the risks of an appreciating yen and would offset the strength of the yen against the strength of the pound. About 180,000 cars were built at the plant during 1999. If the 3-door Corolla is added to the ...
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