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Ian Rowley is a correspondent based in BusinessWeek's Tokyo bureau, covering a range of beats, including autos, finance, and retail. Before moving to Japan in 2003, Rowley spent several years in London as a magazine writer, specializing in banking and finance. He holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics.

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    With governments talking up fuel efficiency, Toyota is confident the third-generation Prius will be a big seller and help the automaker's bottom line
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