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Toyota has announced plans to build next generation of Auris compact hatchback in the UK.

A safety scandal over sticking accelerators that almost forced car maker Toyota out of business may have been little more than media hysteria.

Car maker Toyota is to extend the temporary shutdown at its two British plants because of a projected fall in sales due to the recall of some cars over safety fears.

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today announced plans to manufacture a full hybrid version of its C-segment hatchback, Auris, at its UK-based facility in Burnaston, Derbyshire.

Production of Toyota’s first European-built full hybrid will kick-off at Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK) in mid-2010. Engines will be produced at TMUK's facility in Deeside, North Wales.

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