Competitors take Camry, Accord down to size

Geist, Laura Clark
November 2001
Automotive News;11/12/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5957, pM2
Trade Publication
Reports the business planning of the automotive industry concerning mid-sized cars in the United States. Improvement in styling and engine to attract people; Increase in the sizes of cars before the growth of Toyota Camry model; Initiation of brand campaign by Toyota.


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