Toyota apparently thinks that worldwide sales should continue to increase with stronger demand in North America and emerging markets like China and India. Especially in the U.S. where fuel prices has risen sharply and plateaued, Toyota's lineup is becoming all about fuel economy. Toyota's fuel-efficient fleet has propelled it into a horse race with GM for world's biggest automaker. This new sales target should be officially announced Aug. 31 and will also include sales from Toyota's Hino and Daihatsu subsidiaries.
[Source: Automotive News, sub. req.]