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Toyota to hire thousands of workers in Japan

June 21, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Toyota Motor Corp. said it will soon hire 3,000 to 4,000 workers in Japan.

The workers will be on hand to prepare for a recovery in vehicle production as automakers bounce back from the March earthquake and tsunami.

A Toyota spokesman said the company will start recruiting the factory workers in July, ahead of a production surge that is expected around October.