TOKYO Nov 5 Toyota Motor Corp revised
down its groupwide global sales forecast for the fiscal year
through March 2013 to 8.75 million vehicles from 8.80 million,
although it saw slightly stronger demand in North America than
Japan's largest automaker revised up its forecast for North
American sales in the fiscal year to 2.40 million vehicles from
2.38 million, while revising down its sales forecast in Europe
to 790,000 vehicles from 830,000.
Toyota said it is assuming an average dollar rate of 79 yen
compared with its previous assumption of 80 yen, and an euro
rate of 100 yen versus its previous assumption of 101 yen.