Toyota adds shifts at truck plant to boost output


* Toyota hopes inventory will normalize by end of March * Toyota adds shift after truck sales exceeded estimates * Tacoma truck has 40-day supply, short of 70-day target By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will add Saturday shifts at its pickup truck factory in San Antonio over the next three months to boost dealer inventories still-depleted after last year's earthquake in Japan. The Texas plant will be open on Jan. 21 and other Saturday shifts will ...

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