TIANJIN — Toyota Motor Corp. confirms plans to expand its joint venture with Tianjin Automotive Industry Co. Ltd. by manufacturing 1.3L Corolla compact sedans (see FOCUS ON CHINA — June '99, p.4). The automaker estimates it will build 30,000 of these cars in the first year of production, slated for 2001. The JV, a partnership between Tianjin Auto and Toyota subsidiary Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., already builds the Daihatsu-based Xiali subcompact car and Hijet microvan. The partners plan to ...

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