Toyota Motor Corporation will build an export-oriented automatic transmission manufacturing facility in Karnataka, at its Qualis utility vehicle manufacturing facility near Bangalore, India#;s Financial Express newspaper reported on its website. The newspaper said that a high level committee of the state government has cleared the proposal and cited Karnataka#;s large and medium industries minister RV Deshpande as saying that the project would start commercial production in 2004 with trial production due by the end of next year.