Toyota sees 2016 global sales flat

Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:56am EST
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp 7203.T said it expected group-wide global vehicle sales to stay flat in 2016 at 10.11 million vehicles, likely keeping it ahead of rivals Volkswagen AG VOWG_p.DE and General Motors Co GM.N as the world's top-selling automaker.

Global sales at the group, which includes mini-vehicle maker Daihatsu Motor Co 7262.T and truck maker Hino Motors Ltd 7205.T, would likely total 10.10 million vehicles this year, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

Group-wide production is likely to rise about 1 percent to 10.20 million vehicles, Toyota said.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Stephen Coates)

Toyota Motor Corp's S-FR concept car (L) and its new Prius hybrid car (2nd L) are on display at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 2015.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter