Volkswagen Loses Global Sales Lead to Toyota Amid Diesel Scandal

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  • Volkswagen sales continued declining amid diesel admission
  • Toyota readies new Prius hybrid for fourth quarter deliveries

Toyota Reclaims Biggest Automaker Title

Volkswagen AG lost the lead in global auto sales to Toyota Motor Corp. after claiming the No. 1 spot three months ago, as the German carmaker braces for consumer blowback from a widening emissions-cheating scandal.

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