Toyota head says expects strong US sales in August


TOKYO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The head of Toyota Motor Corp , the world's biggest automaker, said on Thursday that he expected his company's sales in the United States in August to outperform the overall market. "July was a bit weak due to various factors including subprime loan problems and high oil prices," President Katsuaki Watanabe told a news conference to introduce the new Vanguard sport utility vehicle. But he added that U.S. economic fundamentals were strong and that Toyota's U.S. ...

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