ATLANTA, GA – Production of the Yaris subcompact starts ramping up at Toyota Motor Corp.’s Takaoka plant in Toyoda City, Japan, in March, says James D. Farley, vice president-marketing, for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. Farley is targeting sales of 50,000 units in 2006 after the Yaris goes on sale in April, growing to 70,000 in 2007. The 40-mpg (5.9-L/100 km) cars will be available in two versions: a 3-door hatchback from the European design center and a 4-door sedan designed in Japan ...

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