UPDATE 3-Toyota cuts 2009 sales f'cast, speeds up electric cars

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(Update with details on electric vehicles, European shares) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp cut its 2009 vehicle sales forecast by nearly 7 percent as high fuel prices hammer demand for large cars and pickup trucks, and said it will speed up the rollout of hybrid and electric cars as their popularity grows. The weaker outlook from the world's most profitable carmaker weighed on shares of European rivals and highlighted an ...

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