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Toyota Passes GM.... And Not Arbitrarily, Either.

Here in Austin, one of the above-the-fold front page headlines this morning dealt with Toyota surpassing GM in sales:

Toyota Motor Corp. sold more cars and trucks around the world in the first three months of 2007 than any other manufacturer, surpassing General Motors Corp. for the first time and ending one of the longest runs of dominance in global industry.

Toyota said Tuesday that its worldwide sales reached 2.35 million cars and trucks in the first quarter; GM had previously announced its total of 2.26 million vehicles in the same period.

A couple of Trivia Tidbits from yore on the topic shed light on why:

*Trivia Tidbit Of The Day: Part 403 -- American Companies Can't Win The Auto Wars Without Big Structural Changes.

*Trivia Tidbit Of The Day: Part 224 -- General Motors, Michigan, Health Care, & Wealth Care.

My blogging will hopefully resume a regular schedule soon, by the way.

Posted by Will Franklin · 25 April 2007 02:58 PM

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