October 10, 2002

First Toyota car built in China goes on sale

Tianjin, China – Tianjin Toyota Motor Company began sales of its new Vios small car in China yesterday, the first Toyota-brand car built in China.

The car has room for four adults and offers plenty of cargo space. Interior features include digital instrument readouts and DVD voice navigation.

The VIOS is to be sold through 50 Tianjin Toyota-certified dealers in China.

Vios is from the Latin word “vio”, which means “go” or “travel”.

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