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    Report: Toyota looking for high-volume Prius assembly in U.S. by 2015

    Rumors that Toyota would some day build the Prius in the U.S. have bounced around for years, with a location in Mississippi often being cited as the most likely candidate. After that plan was officially scrapped in 2008, a new version of the same story returned in 2010 when a Toyota executive ...

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    Report: Toyota increasing Prius C production to meet high demand at home and abroad

    When we last asked Toyota representatives about the production capacity of the 2012 Prius C, we were told the company's Iwate, Japan plant could make up to 30,000 units each month. That sounds like a lot, but Toyota is currently sending just 20 percent – 6,000 a month – to the United ...

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    Report: 75,000 Toyota Priuses headed to U.S. by end of 2011

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    In a rare twist of events, Automotive News (sub. req.) reports that one of the world's leading newswire services mistakenly let slip (i.e., issued a press release) that boatloads (75,000 to be exact) of Toyota Prius hybrids will ship ...

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    Toyota upping Prius production; 36,000 units headed to U.S. this summer

    U.S. sales of the Toyota Prius slipped from 18,605 in March of 2011 to 12,477 in April, a decline that's largely attributed to a shortage in supply related to the quake and tsunami that rattled Japan on March 11. However, by late March, Toyota had resumed Prius production, if on a limited ...

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    Toyota kicks off Prius production in Thailand

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    Earlier today, Toyota Motor Corporation held a line-off ceremony at its Gateway Plant to celebrate the start of Prius production in Thailand – marking the first time time that the third-gen Prius will be assembled outside of ...

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    Reports: Toyota to increase - or maybe decrease - Prius production

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    Conflicting reports have surfaced regarding the Toyota Prius following the car's recent image problems, recalls and hard knocks. Depending on which source is accurate, Toyota is either considering increasing or decreasing Prius ...

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    Surprise, Prius so popular Toyota will increase production rate to 500,000 a year

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    Either Toyota intentionally downplayed initial numbers or the sluggish economy is not affecting Prius sales as much as the company feared. Whatever the reason, Toyota apparently realized it wasn't building enough Priuses and will ...

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    Toyota cranking up Prius production to meet early demand in Japan

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    Apparently, the Honda Insight isn't the only new hybrid stimulating strong early demand in Japan. Toyota is responding to over 40,000 orders received in the first three weeks of April for the 2010 Prius by increasing production rates. Toyota ...

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    Toyota halts all Japanese production - that means the Prius, too - for 11 days

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    Toyota has announced that all of its 12 production plants in Japan will be shut down for 11 days in February and March thanks to the recent sales drop. Toyota sold about 20,000 fewer Priuses in 2008 than in 2007. According to Automotive News Europe ...

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    Toyota will increase Prius production 50 percent next year

    Toyota's Prius sales might slow down in America now that the tax benefits of buying the iconic hybrid are diminishing, but Toyota is confident sales in the United States and abroud will remain strong. The company is going to increase Prius production by 50 percent in Japan in 2007. Toyota shouldn't ...


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