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3 hrs ago | SAE International

Takeshi Uchiyamada Named SAE International Fellow

Uchiyamada was one of 22 Fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the 2014 SAE World Congress, April 8-10 in Detroit, Michigan.


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7 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

LCPS superintendent: Car giveaway is May 8

All LCPS high school students are invited to the fifth annual "Count Me In!" car giveaway, which begins at 4 p.m. May 8 at the city soccer fields, located on Tashiro Road.


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10 hrs ago | Jalopnik

Survey: Dealers Lack Knowledge and are Reluctant to Sell EV Cars

Elon Musk has maintained for the longest time that dealerships will sway people away from EVs and into gas cars.


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21 hrs ago | TMCnet

Hybrids Not Good Enough Anymore

Society first reached a tipping point with its demand for cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles by demanding hybrids, result - gasoline- and battery-powered automobiles ushered onto the road by early frontrunners such as the popular Toyota Prius.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014


Mark Fields Doesn't Have To Turn Ford Into A Big Electric Car Company

Alan Mullaly is still the CEO of Ford Motor Company, but people are already thinking about what kind of company his presumed successor Mark Fields is going to run.


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Report: Local production could improve Toyota Prius' fortunes in China

The Toyota Prius is the world's most popular hybrid vehicle, but it may take domestic production capabilities for the model to achieve a high level of popularity in China.


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Car & Driver

Tiny iQ? Borrow a Toyota: Scion to Roll Out Complimentary Rental Program

Sure Scions are cute, quirky, and in the case of the FR-S, sporty, but nobody inks a deal on a car from Toyota's youth brand with heavy hauling in mind.


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The Auto Industry Is on a Recovery Spree

The automobile market recovered significantly in 2013 from the impact of the global financial crisis, buoyed by economic recovery and pent-up demand in the U.S. and Asia.


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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Motor Trend

2014 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV First TestFor the Jaded Hybrid Enthusiast

Hybrids have come a long way since the 2001 Toyota Prius took 13.2 seconds to reach 60 mph in Motor Trend testing.


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Consumer Reports

Dealers aren't always plugged in about electric cars

You would think that if you were to go to a car dealership that sold electric cars, a salesperson would want to sell you one.


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The Auto Channel

Toyota Celebrates its Commitment to the Environment with Earth Day New York 2014

April 21, 2014: Seventeen years ago, Toyota put the finishing touches on the very first Prius.


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Three Years Later, Most Consumers Don't Understand The Chevy Volt

Its sales of 58,000 units so far are still small compared to more conventional vehicles, but many people will have seen one on the road by now--and seen TV ads or information on the internet.


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Community notices

Although fewer than half of the 500 tickets for the new 2014 Prius C2 have been sold, the Southwest Environmental Center announced recently that the drawing for this super fuel-efficient car will still be held during the Las Cruces Earth Day Fair on Sunday at Young Park.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Toyota Eyes 20 Percent Sales Of Corolla, Levin Hybrids In China

Japan's Toyota Motor Corp. aims to have hybrid versions eventually account for 20 percent of total sales of the new Corolla and Levin compact sedans it plans to launch in China this year, Japan's Jiji Press reports.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

India Talkies

Toyota India workers end strike; to resume duty Tuesday -

Bangalore, April 21: Toyota India unionised employees Monday called off their relay hunger strike and decided to join duty Tuesday after the Karnataka government clarified that the lockout in the twin car plants was prohibited.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Automotive News

When Scion's too tiny, Toyota pilot program allows a larger loaner

Under the pilot program, if your Scion xB isn't big enough for the task at hand you can arrange a short-term loan of a larger vehicle - perhaps the Toyota pickup, below.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

MSN Money

Toyota to launch China-made Corolla, Levin hybrids in 2015

Toyota Motor Corp plans to make and sell hybrid versions of its Corolla and Levin sedans in China next year, fitting them with locally-made components, in its first bid to entirely manufacture gas-electric hybrids outside Japan.


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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Scion Seeks Reinvention as the Lineup Continues to Age

For many young, first-time car buyers, choices for a long time involved used vehicles or cheap economy cars which don't really instill the sort of excitement that many hope to achieve from their new vehicle.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Car Talk: Prius measures its gas mileage pretty well

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.


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Trinidad Guardian

Enegy Ministry buys second hybrid vehicle

The Ministry Of Energy and Energy Affairs has added a second hybrid vehicle to its fleet with the purchase of a Hybrid Toyota Camry.


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