Toyota may raise Europe output, eyes Russia sales


LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp , the world's third-largest automaker, said on Tuesday it will consider strengthening European production to prepare for future expansion in Russian and central and eastern European markets. The Japanese company has previously announced plans to lift production to 500,000 vehicles at its British, French and Turkish plants by early 2003 and to increase local production of diesel engines, transmissions and other parts to reduce costs. "And to ...

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