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Toyota sells 100,000th hybrid in UK

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Sister brand Lexus is closing in on 50,000 UK sales, achieved since the debut there of the RX 400h in 2005. liter VVT-i gasoline engine manufactured by TMUK at Deeside in North Wales. The hybrid system includes a 1.8-liter

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Lexus prices new three-row RX 450hL hybrid starting at $50,620

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Lexus is pricing the new 2018 RX 450hL three-row hybrid SUV—announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2017—with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,620—$1,550 more than its gasoline-engined RX 350L AWD three-rowed sibling. The RX 450hL is set to go on sale at dealers in April.

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Cumulative sales of Toyota Motor hybrids top 2M units in Japan, 4.6M worldwide; 1.02M from Jan to Oct.

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of the global total—followed by the RX 400h/RX 450h with 256,600 units (5.6%). Furthermore, Toyota estimates that its hybrid vehicles have saved approximately 11 million liters of gasoline (approximately 2.9 million gallons US) worldwide compared to the amount used by gasoline-powered vehicles of similar size.

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2013 Lexus GS 450h: First Drive

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Ever since Lexus launched the RX 400h hybrid SUV in 2005, gasoline-electric hybrids have been an integral part of the Lexus lineup.

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Worldwide sales of Toyota Motor hybrids top 4M units; Prius family accounts for almost 72%

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In third place is the Rx 400h/Rx 450h, with 238.6 As of April 30, 2012, TMC calculates that TMC hybrid vehicles, since 1997, have led to approximately 26 million fewer tons of CO 2 emissions than would have been emitted by gasoline-powered vehicles of similar size and driving performance. thousand units sold cumulatively, with 92.8%

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UW Madison, ExxonMobil researchers convert alcohols to diesel-range ethers and olefins

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The ethers can be used as cetane-improvers in diesel fuel, while the olefins can be hydrogenated and blended with gasoline or oligomerized and hydrogenated to jet-range paraffins. A paper on their work appears in the RSC journal Green Chemistry.

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

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Dont PHEVs just shift pollution from gasoline cars to power plants? The enthusiasm for ethanol ("flex-fuel" cars use E85, which is 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline) is welcome. We try to be careful to emphasize in the fine print that PHEVs can get over 100 miles/gallon of gasoline , PLUS electric costs of about 1-2 cents/mile.

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