Toyota profits triple in quarter

Automaker strong despite 2011 natural disasters, Chinese slump

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 3:17 a.m.

A couple look at Lexus models displayed at a Toyota Motor Corp. showroom Monday in Tokyo. Toyota said its quarterly profit tripled despite a sales slump in China.

Toyota’s quarterly profit tripled, driven by a recovery from natural disasters, and the company raised its full-year earnings forecast Monday despite a sales slump in China.

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Business, Pages 21 on 11/06/2012