Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), the giant Japanese car maker, plans to increase its sales proportion from emerging countries to 50% by 2015 from 42.1% last year.
"Toyota's global vision is to strengthen its core models [pickup trucks and passenger cars] in emerging countries and expand our hybrid models," said Kyoichi Tanada, the president of Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT), the local unit of TMC.
Toyota sold 8,717,300 automobiles worldwide last year including 3,674,000 in emerging markets. Globally, 82.5 million cars were sold last year.
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