* 2012 parent-only global sales seen up 20 pct at 8.48 mln * 2012 global production seen up 24 pct at record 8.65 mln * Toyota may take back top-seller crown from GM in 2012 * Forecast may be too optimistic - analyst * Profit recovery to lag sales, production; yen a concern (Adds analysts' comments, details) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp forecast a 20 percent jump in global sales to a record 8.48 million vehicles next year as it claws ...
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