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Volkswagen set to surpass Toyota as biggest carmaker – report

Analysts said Volkswagen is probably to become the world's biggest carmaker this year, passing Toyota Motor and General Motors on gains in emerging markets, Bloomberg has reported. VW's sales, third among carmakers in 2010, are likely to rise 13% to 8.1 million vehicles this year. GM sales will gain about 8% to 7.55 million, while Toyota will drop 9% to 7.27 million, according to estimates at researcher JD Power & Associates.