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Next US president Twitter-threatens Toyota with 'big border tax'

TSUBASA SURUGA and MARIKO HIRANO, Nikkei staff writers | Japan

TOKYO/NEW YORK -- Toyota Motor on Thursday in the U.S. got called out on Twitter by America's next president about a Mexican factory it has in the works.

The Japanese automaker had a reply ready for Donald Trump, saying that it will not decrease the number of its employees in the U.S. as a result of its new plant.

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