• Bloomberg


Toyota Motor Corp., Japan’s largest automaker, on Friday denied a report that it was pressing its Hino Motors Ltd. unit and Isuzu Motors Ltd. affiliate to combine their truck-making operations in North America.

“It’s not true that we’re considering a production partnership between Hino and Isuzu,” said Tomomi Imai, a spokesman for Toyota. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan on its Web site Thursday, citing unidentified senior executives.

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