Toyota Europe CEO sees 2008 as transition year


TURIN, Italy, May 20 (Reuters) - The head of Toyota Motor Corp in Europe sees 2008 as a transition year as the Japanese automaker prepares to bring 18 new and upgraded models to the region by the end of 2009. "Our key year is 2009 because we are bringing so many new models," Tadashi Arashima, president and chief executive of Toyota's European operations told reporters on Tuesday at an automotive congress in this city in Northwestern Italy. The models to be launched include both Toyota ...

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