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Global automakers split on 'green car' strategy
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2014
In a contest reminiscent of the scrap for pre-eminence in the home video market, which pitched Betamax against VHS, huge auto firms are going all out for very different technologies.
Toyota, which is ending a battery deal with US electric car leader Tesla, is...Read more..
Toyota to unveil concept fuel-cell car
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2013
Toyota said Tuesday it plans to unveil its latest fuel-cell concept car at the Tokyo Motor show, with an expected commercial rollout two years away.
The four-seater sedan has a range of 500 kilometres (310 miles) -- longer than previous versions -- and can be recharged...Read more..
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Toyota launches world's most fuel-efficient hybrid car Aqua
By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp on Monday launched the world's most fuel-efficient hybrid car, as the company looks to fight off competition from pure electric vehicles.
The compact car, dubbed 'Aqua' in Japan and the 'Prius C' overseas, has a listed fuel efficiency of 35.4 km/...Read more..
Japanese car factory in bid to harness power of the rising sun
By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2011
Toyota believes plans to install thousands of solar panels at its Burnaston plant will increase the green credentials of an eco-friendly car it builds at the factory.
The Japanese car-maker, in partnership with British Gas, has applied to South Derbyshire...Read more..
Toyota Will Introduce Hybrid Small Car in India
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2010
In developing car markets like China and India, the short-term strategy for carmakers seems to be "small, cheap and fuel-efficient." Fully electric powertrains are expected to catch on eventually, but where the intermediary step for the United States is expected be...Read more..
Company aims to keep costs low and increase fuel economy over Toyota and Honda
By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2010
Nissan Motor Co. plans to double the mileage (in comparison with gasoline engines) on its most recent mass-market hybrid vehicle, the gasoline-electric Infiniti M sedan (also known as the Nissan Fuga), expected to be released later this year.
While Nissan is a little...Read more..