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6 hrs ago | Detroit News

Batteries battle fuel cells, leaving plug-in hybrids to prosper

Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Stanley, Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups

17 hrs ago | Automotive News

Top Toyota designer heads to Yamaha

Akihiro "Dezi" Nagaya, a key designer who brought more emboldened, emotional styling to Toyota and Lexus vehicles, has been named design general manager for affiliate Yamaha Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Yamaha Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Toyota MR2, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Convertible, Toyota Celica, Lexus LS, Lexus

18 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

Toyota selects KDC to develop new North American headquarters in Plano

'We are excited to move forward with KDC to develop our new North American headquarters,' said Doug Beebe, Corporate Manager, Administrative Services at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. 'KDC has a proven track record of delivering high value and innovative projects to a diverse group of clients on time and on budget.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Plano, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Autoblog

What you missed on 7.10.14

That disgusting black smoke you see to your right is this truck owner's unique way of making a political statement that he doesn't agree with the current US Presidential Administration's policies.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota FJ Cruiser, SUV, Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Autos

The Globe and Mail

Listed: Six cars that replace the Toyota Matrix

Last year the Toyota Matrix was the 10th best-selling model in Canada's most important segment, compact cars - 10,689 sold.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Hatchback, Toyota, Toyota Matrix, Toyota Yaris, Sedan, Coupe, Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4, SUV, Hybrid, Scion xB, Scion

GreenCarReports

Growth In Diesel Car And Truck Sales Outpaces Market Growth This Year

Drivers in the U.S. are finally coming around to the idea of diesel cars, it seems--as sales have increased by 25 percent during the first six months of 2014.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Asia Races To Lock Up Lithium Supply Ahead Of Major Battery Ramp-Up

Lithium has been one of the cornerstones of success for the mobile phone, smartphone, laptop, and tablet PC markets over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Motor, Automakers

Manufacturing.net

Are Electric Cars Ready?

Are electric cars ready to replace internal combustion models? Which problems remain to be solved, who's working on thema and are they hiring? Longwood, Florida, isn't the most exciting, upmarket suburb of Orlando.

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Related Topix: Longwood, FL, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota

Sys-Con Media

Box Empowers Toyota's Cross-Affiliate Workforce

Box today announced that Toyota will use Box's cloud platform to power thousands of associates across national business units.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, CIO News, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA

Government Executive

How Big Cities Are Saving Big Bucks With Car Sharing

Government vehicle fleets often make headlines for all the wrong reasons. In 2012, a South Florida Spanish-language news outlet made an odd discovery in a parking garage : Nearly 300 barely-driven Toyota Prius hybrids that had been brought new by Miami-Dade County in 2006 and 2007 and were somehow forgotten.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Miami Dade County, FL, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Autoblog

Customers want wireless charging in next-gen Prius Plug-In; they might get it

Could 2016 be the year prospective Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid buyers are waiting for? Why, yes, says an unidentified Toyota spokesman.

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Related Topix: Toyota Prius Plug-in, Hatchback, Toyota, Coupe, Hybrid, Sedan, WiTricity, Autos

Silicon Alley Insider

Volvo's New SUV Is More Powerful Than A Muscle Car And As Clean As A Prius

Volvo just released information about the engine it will install in its new SUV, and both extremely powerful and clean.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, Volvo, SUV, Volvo S60, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota

Jalopnik

The EPA Just Said That This Whole 'Rolling Coal' Thing Is Illegal

Bro, yo, bro, BRO. Bro, remember that whole thing that we would do, where we, Bros, would poor thick, acrid, choking smoke all over people who happen to drive a Toyota Prius? Yeah, hilarious .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Autos

PhysOrg Weblog

Study shows how peer pressure affects consumption

Are your attitudes toward certain foods shaped by peer pressure rather than science? Recent research conducted by Cornell suggests that's the case.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Mon Jul 07, 2014

UXmatters

Information Displays That Change Driver Behavior

"Much has been written about "the Prius Effect" - how the Prius and other hybrid vehicles change driving behavior by providing feedback that shows drivers how their actions affect their gas mileage."

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Hindustan Times

Nissan seeks to drive electric car Leaf into India eyes local tieup

Japanese car major Nissan Motor Corp has said it wants to bring in its best-selling electric car Leaf to India and is open to collaboration with local manufacturers to provide charging infrastructure for electric cars - a key roadblock in the development of this segment.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry

Fri Jul 04, 2014

GreenCarReports

Nissan Leaf News, Tesla Talks Price For Small Sedan, Next Prius Delayed: The Week In Reverse

We have lots of news about the Nissan Leaf. What is realistic pricing on a Tesla? And have you seen the world's coolest taxi? It's the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 4, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Auto Dealers, Audi, Audi 80

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

October 2067

Almost 20 years ago, a friend who sat on the National Acura Dealers Council was invited to attend meetings in Japan with Honda's top executives to discuss their long-term plans.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Honda Insight, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic, Toyota

Business Journal

Zipcar adds location in heavily visited area

In partnership with Houston First Corp., Massachusetts-based Zipcar is setting up a location at the Convention Center garage beneath Discovery Green, as well as at the Theater District parking garage.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, 9

INAUTONEWS

US June's model sales winners

While so far in recent months pickup trucks and SUVs have been driving up the sales in the US new car market, June brought in some surprises.

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Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Hatchback

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