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2015-12-16 14:50

HIGH TARGETS FOR NEXT YEAR: Toyota expects to sell more than 10 million models in 2016. Image: Toyota

Tokyo - Toyota is expecting to sell more than 10 million vehicles in 2016 but little changed from what it expects to sell in 2015.

Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker for the last three years, said on Wednesday it expects sales of 10.114 million vehicles in 2016 and 10.098 million this year.

Volkswagen AG, which overtook Toyota in sales in the first half of the year, suffered in the second half from an emissions cheating scandal. Its diesel cars were found equipped with software that cheated emissions tests.

In 2014, Toyota, which makes the Prius hybrid, Camry sedan and Lexus luxury models, sold 10.23 million vehicles. 

Volkswagen sold 10.14 million vehicles, and General Motors was third at 9.92 million vehicles.

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