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North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...cost of living and educational opportunities, Mike Michels, a spokesman for Torrance, California-based Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., said in an e-mailed statement. Toyota's manufacturing plants are in Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi...
Chicago Auto Show briefs

...responsibility for being part of the solution," said Jim Press, president and chief operating officer of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. "It's time to stop being an 'against' industry and come out 'for' something." Press spoke at the opening...
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More hybrid choices offered to meet growing demand

...announced plans for upcoming hybrid vehicles. Indeed, Jim Press, president and chief operating officer of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., said his company is looking at offering hybrid power in virtually all Toyotas, including trucks. "People...
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Toyota's Tundra lags behind competition

...pickups will be double cabs by the end of the decade," said Jim Lentz, vice president of marketing at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. Toyota had to redesign the Tundra's frame to make the Double Cab, which has a starting manufacturer's...
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Penske signs 3-year engine pact with Toyota

...Roger Penske's Indy cars will be powered by Toyota engines, starting in 2003. Penske Racing and Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. announced Tuesday that Penske will join Indy Racing League competitor Kelley Racing in using the engines that...
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Toyota e-mail urged disclosure of gas pedal problems

...e-mail was addressed to Katsuhiko Koganei, the executive coordinator for corporate communications for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc."I hate to break this to you but WE HAVE A tendency for MECHANICAL failure in accelerator pedals of a certain...