UPDATE 1-Toyota to cement top spot in 2008, widen gap with GM


(Adds background) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent NAGOYA, Japan, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will charge further into emerging car markets aiming to achieve another year of record sales in 2008, likely cementing its title as the world's biggest automaker ahead of General Motors Corp . Toyota, already the world's most profitable and valuable carmaker, said on Tuesday it expects to make a record 9.95 million vehicles next year with units Daihatsu Motor Co and Hino ...

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