Toyota aims to make 9.7 mln vehicles in '08-paper

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TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. aims to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally in 2008, raising the possibility that it may overtake General Motors Corp. as the world's largest auto maker that year, a newspaper said. The Toyota Motor group, including Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. and Hino Motors Ltd. , recently revised its production target for 2008 under a mid-term business plan, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Tuesday. Toyota produced 7.54 million vehicles in 2004, while GM made ...

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