In a Global Marketplace, Toyota and Volkswagen Make Room for Niche Vehicles…

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In a Global Marketplace, Toyota and Make Room for Niche

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the world’s major automakers optimized their efficiency and by producing global vehicles can be sold worldwide with changes, specialization still a role in the automotive marketplace.

recently introduced the second of its Pixis Epoch, a microvehicle for the market of Japan, while unveiled a compact ambulance at the RETTmobil emergency vehicles show in Fulda, Germany, on its Sharan minivan.

The 2013 Pixis Epoch. is built for Toyota by Daihatsu is just 133 inches long: 3½ feet shorter than a Fiesta or Chevrolet Sonic but roughly two feet longer a Smart Fortwo. It is powered by a 660cc engine and is priced less than $10,000.

The is one of a number of so-called kei cars are marketed in Japan and are designed to with the country’s tax, and parking regulations. In a telephone Wade Hoyt, a Toyota said it was highly unlikely the automaker would offer the Epoch in the United States — if it were, one wonders whether it be marketed as the Pixie, if not the Pixel, a claimed last year by


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Volkswagen Group Volkswagen NEF emergency ambulance.

The Volkswagen NEF (NEF is a contraction of notarzteinsatzfahrzeug, the word for “emergency ambulance”), is on the Sharan van, which is as are the Scirocco, Polo and Passat over there but not over It occupies an even smaller than the Toyota, that of emergency vehicle. The Sharanbulance, as called it. is equipped with the flashing lights, a siren and Though compact in comparison to ambulances, the vehicle’s 170-horsepower TDI engine and heavy-duty suspension ought to help it confidently go its rounds.

Though American car buyers bemoan automakers’ decisions to certain models from the containers, some vehicles are American affairs. Mike Levine, a spokesman, said in a telephone that the massive, dual-wheel F-350 pickup truck was ours alone, with a select few exported to other

Perhaps where niche are concerned, Americans simply toward the bigger and brawnier of the spectrum.

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