Soon to be the number one automaker in the world, Toyota has a little extra coin just sitting around the office. Originally, they were going to spend that extra 10 billion yen on something awesome, like an indoor karting track. Instead, they're going to probably throw $100 million into a passenger jet company with Mitsubishi, which already makes small planes under its Mitsubishi Regional Jet project. We wonder if this isn't a case of industrial peer pressure.
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