Toyota: Still Accelerating

Strong global sales are giving the auto industry more reason to believe the Japanese carmaker will finally inch past Detroit

For all its growth, Toyota (TM) executives are invariably coy when asked when Toyota will overtake GM (GM) as the world's biggest automaker. Indeed, Chief Executive Officer Katsuaki Watanabe's stock response to questions on the topic is to say that it's not something he thinks about, even though analysts say it's likely to happen this year or next.

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