UPDATE 1-Toyota to assemble plug-in hybrids in China - Nikkei

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Dec 1 (Reuters) - Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Corp plans to begin assembling plug-in hybrids in China by 2012, when it kicks off domestic production of the vehicles, the Nikkei business daily reported. Toyota's joint venture with the leading Chinese automaker China FAW Group Corp will make the hybrids which can be recharged by connecting them to household electricity, the Nikkei said. Output will likely start at a few thousand units a year and the plug-in hybrids will be launched ...

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