By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, June 26 (Reuters Life!) - Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor , wants speedy reforms at the world's biggest carmaker but many want him out of the fast lane. Toyoda, 53, is an ardent racing fan who last month took part in the 24-hour endurance race on Germany's notoriously dangerous Nurburgring track for the third consecutive year. Asked if he would continue to race, putting his safety at risk, the head of Japan's biggest company ...
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