is expected to miss its North American production target for February to April by 20%, a report says.
Toyota will make 350,000 vehicles in North America from February to April, 20% below the automaker's original target, reports Japan's business daily newspaper
. The newspaper cited unnamed sources.
Toyota's sales have fallen since the company began its massive recall of automobiles and its reputation began taking a hit. Toyota has recalled about 8.5 million vehicles, more than 6 million of them in the United States, according to the
Toyota President Akio Toyoda went before Congress on Wednesday, apologizing several times and saying the automaker would create a
of which he will head.
A Toyota spokeswoman couldn't confirm the report, saying the automaker hasn't released latest production figures for the region,
Toyota's U.S. sales fell 16% in January following the vehicle recalls and a suspension of sales and production.
-- Reported by Joseph Woelfel in New York.
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