UPDATE 1-Toyota cuts 2009 vehicle sales f'cast as West weakens

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(Adds details) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it would miss its goal of selling more than 10 million vehicles next year, cutting its forecast by nearly 7 percent due to a severe downturn in Western markets driven by high fuel prices and a credit crunch. The weaker outlook at the world's most profitable carmaker highlights an increasingly difficult environment for global automakers faced with softening demand in the United ...

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