Toyota's car plant in Valenciennes, France, on Friday manufactured its 200,000th Yaris [Vitz, Echo]. The Valenciennes plant has been making Yaris models since January 31, 2001, and increased capacity to 184,000 units last November. Now, one Toyota Yaris is produced every minute at the Valenciennes plant. The Yaris has been an ongoing sales success in Europe and, since its launch in 1999, more than 750,000 units have been sold to date in the region.