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Toyota to lift domestic output due to weak yen

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Toyota Motor plans to raise domestic production during the April-September period by about 10 percent from its earlier estimate thanks to the recent weak yen, it was reported on Saturday. 

Workers are seen assembling the engines and drive trains of Toyota's vehicles at a plant in Kanegasaki, Iwate prefecture, northern Japan, on March 9, 2012. Toyota Motor plans to raise domestic production during the April-September period by about 10 percent from its earlier estimate thanks to the recent weak yen, it was reported on Saturday.

Toyota has already revised up planned output for April and May by 10 percent to between 13,000 and 13,500 vehicles a day and it now intends to keep production at that level through to September, the Nikkei business daily said.

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