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Toyota adds 2 new SUVs to US lineup with $800m investment

Japanese automaker touts Indiana plant's investments in CO2 emissions cuts

Toyota has announced a new U.S. manufacturing investment days after saying it will by Lyft's self-driving technology unit.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- Toyota Motor will invest $803 million to produce two new sport utility vehicles at its assembly plant in the U.S. state of Indiana, touting its plan's job creation and environmental benefits.

The two new SUVs -- one a Toyota, the other a Lexus -- will seat up to eight passengers and feature hands-free driving in some situations, Japan's most valuable listed company said Wednesday.

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