TIANJIN — Toyota Motor Corp., receives approval from the Chinese government to launch a full-fledged carmaking joint venture here, where its subsidiary, Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., has a long-time JV with Tianjin Automotive Industry Corp. to make 100,000 Xiali (Charade) subcompact cars annually, along with Hi-Jet mini-vans. The new US$100 million 50-50 deal, with Tianjin Automobile Xiali Corp., which has been two years in the making (see FOCUS ON CHINA — March '00 p.1), positions the No.1 ...

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