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Hilux could ease Tacoma demand


Bringing the gasoline model Toyota Hilux to the U.S. could assist in balancing the demand for Tacomas (“Hey, Toyota dealers, here come the trucks,” Aug. 7).

I recently returned from Panama, and while I was there, I noticed that the Hilux was being used by several agencies, including, but not limited to, the national police.

I recently retired from the New York Police Department as a detective, and I do not know anything about sales; however, I do know that bringing in a “new Toyota pickup” to the U.S. could be financially advantageous for North American sales.

PEDRO L. DE LEON, New York City

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