Report: Toyota to make hybrid car parts in China to boost sales

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The BBC reports that Toyota is planning to manufacture key components for its hybrid cars outside Japan for the first time. “Rare earths and concerns about their supplies could very well have played a role in this decision,” Vivek Vaidya of Frost & Sullivan told the BBC.

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Saab to be reborn as electric car maker

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Swedish carmaker has indeed being sold to a Chinese-Swedish investment group with the intention of turning the firm into a maker of electric vehicles, the BBC confirms this afternoon. Last month we reported on the rumour that a new company called National Electric Vehicles Sweden (Nevs) was in line to buy the bankrupt carmaker, backed [.]. saab electric car

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Toyota to move production to China

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In what is seen as a major shift in power in the auto industry, a BBC report is suggesting that Toyota is planning to manufacture key components of its hybrid cars outside Japan for the first time. According to the report, the company is likely to manufacture both electric motors and batteries at its Chinese [.].

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Devil in the Details: World Leaders Scramble To Salvage and Shape Copenhagens UNFCCC Climate Summit

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Although US President Obama has committed to attending part of the 15 th Congress in Copenhagen, Danish Environment Minister Connie Hedegaard downplayed the importance of his appearance or lack thereof, reiterating in an interview with the BBC “ the most important thing to the whole negotiation picture at this stage is that the United States commit to bring figures to Copenhagen, specific numbers for reductions as well as specific numbers for finance. by Jack Rosebro.

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Last year Oregon had also aggressively negotiated with the Chinese carmaker, BYD , to manufacture its line of plug-in hybrids in the state for sale in the U.S.) Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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