Venezuela's Chavez threatens to expel Toyota carmaker

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* Orders Japanese co to produce a 4x4 "rustic" model * Issues wider threat against foreign carmakers By Andrew Cawthorne and Eyanir Chinea CARACAS, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has threatened to expel Japanese carmaker Toyota unless it produces an all-terrain model of 4x4 vehicles used for public transportation in poor and rural areas. The fiery socialist, in a speech late on Wednesday, also said he would not hesitate to expel and expropriate plants from other ...

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