Toyota hangs tough in Europe

|About: Toyota Motor Corporation (TM)|By:, SA News Editor

Toyota (TM +1.5%) is holding on to its position as the top-selling Asian automaker in Europe, according to Automotive News.

Sales data from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association covering the first nine months of the year shows Toyota (561K) with a comfortable lead over Hyundai (425K) and Nissan (411K).

Automotive News notes that Toyota's hybrids are of increased interest to European buyers as diesel demand falls in the region.

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