July, 2006

Toyota "Moves"

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Toyota Motor Company J ust last month, there seemed to be good evidence that Toyota was looking at producing a plug- in. Now, Toyota is making it official. Toyota moves to corner the 'plug-in' market Reversing course, the Japanese automaker reveals it will make hybrid cars that can go even farther on electricity. By Mark Clayton Staff writer The Christian Science Monitor The plug-ins are coming.

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The Plug-in Bus

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C harging ahead with new LIPA buses By Jean Paul Vellotti Long Island Business News Friday, July 14, 2006 HAUPPAUGE – After five years of planning, research and development, the first plug-in hybrid electric bus built to serve Long Island straphangers is getting ready to roll. While the outside and interior of the bus look similar to those operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, it’s what’s under its frame that makes this people mover special.

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The Road to Independence

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H ere is a guest editorial from a plug in partner city that appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer. The Road to Independence Sunday, July 2, 2006 PATRICK MAZZA AND RICH FELDMAN Guest Columnist An economic earthquake is poised to shake the globe. By preparing now for a future of scarce world oil supplies, we can build an economy with a more resilient foundation for jobs and prosperity.

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