Toyota hybrid cars enjoy huge surge in sales

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Japanese carmaker Toyota has had a firm grip on the hybrid car market for many years: and now it is smashing through its own sales records. During the first quarter of the year, full hybrid car sales from Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus totalled 38,763: that’s up an incredible 82.3

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Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017

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Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Main specifications of Toyota FC Bus.

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Toyota sold 1.52 million electrified vehicles in 2017, three years ahead of 2020 target; cumulative sales >11.47M

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) sold more than 1.52 This represents an increase of eight percent over the prior record set in 2016, marking back-to-back years of growth and accomplishing one of Toyota's Environmental Challenge 2050 targets—i.e.,

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Driverless cars could increase pollution, warns Toyota

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Toyota has issued a cautionary warning that driverless car could actually add to urban sprawl and pollution. Toyota Editor Pick

Toyota named most valuable automotive brand

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Toyota has been named the most valuable automotive brand in the world, as it took the top spot among car firms in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2013. Toyota''s brand value increased by 12% to $24.5 Toyota

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Toyota refreshes Prius+ MPV

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Toyota’s seven seat Prius+ hybrid is being restyled for 2015; with buyers to benefit from new design features, more equipment and colour choices. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota to end EV deal with Tesla

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Toyota is expected to let its supply agreement with Tesla to expire this year, with no plans for renewal, as the carmaker fixes its gaze firmly on hydrogen fuel cell cars. Electric cars Tesla Motors Toyota Editor Pick

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Review: 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The mid-size Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains one of the few vehicles on the market that offers a large SUV experience, while getting reasonable fuel economy for its size. It uses Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is available in two trims.

Toyota reveals new Yaris

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A refreshed version of the Toyota Yaris will arrive on the market this summer with new styling, better fuel economy and ride comfort. Toyota

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Sneak Peak

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For years, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has been the go-to hybrid crossover for well-heeled suburbanites who were too embarrassed to drive a minivan. Maybe Toyota really did think of everything this time around? Toyota Highlander

Toyota piloting all-hybrid car-sharing scheme in Europe: YUKÕ

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Toyota Europe is piloting a new full hybrid car sharing program—named YUKÕ – Japanese for ‘Let’s go’—in two European cities: Dublin, Ireland and Forlì, Italy. Vehicles in the program range from the B-segment Toyota Yaris Hybrid to its iconic Prius and will eventually also include its latest crossover, the Toyota C-HR Hybrid. Last June, the “YUKÕ Toyota Car Club” was officially launched in Dublin. —Andrea Carlucci, CEO of Toyota Motor Italia.

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Toyota officially unveils the new Mirai hydrogen car

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Toyota has officially unveiled its new Mirai car – its first full production hydrogen car. Hydrogen fuel Toyota Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars Editor Pick Set to launch next year, the new Mirai is the final production model based on the FCV we first saw at the Geneva Motor Show back in March.

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Toyota reveals new Aygo

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Toyota’s new Aygo is another highlight of the opening day of the Geneva Motor Show this morning. Toyota

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Toyota explores wireless charging

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Toyota has announced it will be testing wireless battery charging for vehicles with electric powertrains. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota teams with WiTricity for wireless charging

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Toyota is to explore wireless charging for future plug-in vehicles, agreeing an intellectual property licence with WiTricity to use the firm’s resonance charging systems. Toyota

Toyota launches new hybrid cars

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Such is its dominance of the sector any time that Toyota introduces a new hybrid car the automotive world pays attention: and its latest launch is as eye catching as ever. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Toyota

Toyota reveals plans to power homes in an emergency

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Toyota’s new FCV might not just be an exciting new addition to showrooms when it makes its world sales debut next year. Toyota Fuel Cells

Toyota hybrid cars to power energy firm

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The company has handpicked the Toyota Auris Hybrid (pictured) to represent its Venues [.]. Green cars Latest news Toyota E-ON green cars Toyota Auris Toyota Auris Hybrid

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Toyota reveals unique body-driven concept

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Now it is Toyota’s turn to show us what it has in store for Japan’s premium international motor show. Toyota Fuel Cells The Tokyo Motor Show is just weeks away now, and the list of things to look forward at the event is getting longer.

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Toyota to build first MW-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation station

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota Motor North America announced that it will build the world’s first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station to support its operations at the Port of Long Beach. The power generation facility will be 100% renewable, supplying Toyota Logistics Services’ (TLS) operations at the Port and making them the first Toyota facility in North America to use 100% renewable power.

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‘10 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a large SUV that makes use of the company’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system in order to return fuel economy numbers that are more often associated with family sedans rather than heavy trucks. Additional Reviews of the 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV: Edmunds.

Toyota to launch fuel-cell buses next year for Olympics

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It appears that Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles plans encompass more than just passenger cars. In a press release announcing the buses, Toyota said the Tokyo Metropolitan Government already. The Japanese automaker plans to begin selling fuel-cell buses in its home country next year, with an eye toward deploying them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Buses Public transport Olympics

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Toyota Tsusho strategic equity investor in bio-BTX company Anellotech

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Catalytic pyrolysis company Anellotech, which focuses on producing cost-competitive BTX (benzene, toluene and xylene) from non-food biomass, revealed Toyota Tsusho Corporation as a multinational strategic equity investor and corporate partner in the renewable aromatic chemicals supply chain.

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DENSO and Toyota Tsusho to test quantum computing analysis of IoT traffic data

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DENSO Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation will conduct the first test using a quantum computer to process data from a traffic IoT platform.

Toyota seize the light with engine plant solar installation

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Almost 13,000 solar panels have been fitted to Toyota’s engine manufacturing factory in Deeside, North Wales. Toyota Editor Pick

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Toyota celebrates 7 million hybrid sales

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September 2014 saw Toyota’s total worldwide hybrid sales pass the seven million mark, with European sales topping 772,300 and UK sales reaching 132,000. The best-selling Toyota hybrid is, unsurprisingly, the Prius, which has shifted more than 3.3 Hybrid cars Toyota Lexus Editor Pick

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Toyota reveals results of plug-in hybrid trial

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A three year trial of Toyota’s plug-in hybrid technology has now been completed: and the results suggest that plug-in hybrid vehicles could have a serious impact on fuel economy.

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Toyota recalls Prius hybrid cars

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Toyota is to recall 1.9 Hybrid cars Toyota million of its popular Prius hybrid models globally due to a potential fault with the car’s software which may cause the vehicle to slow down unexpectedly.

Chubu Electric Power, Toyota partner on reuse and subsequent recycling of NiMH and Li-ion electrified vehicle batteries

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and Toyota Motor Corporation have agreed to start a verification project that entails construction of a large-capacity storage battery system that reuses electrified vehicle batteries, as well as examination of the recycling of used batteries. Chubu Electric Power Co.,

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2016 Toyota Prius 'Coming Soon': 55-MPG Hybrid To Be Sportier

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While Toyota remains coy about the launch date of its fourth-generation Prius hybrid, a company executive has confirmed that the car is coming "soon." Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, didn't release any specifications on the car when he mentioned it during the groundbreaking for an expansion of the Toyota Technical Center near Ann Arbor. Future Cars Fuel Economy 2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota hits six million hybrid sales

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Toyota has reached a major milestone in hybrid sales, hitting 6 million global sales by December 31, 2013. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota production buoyed by hybrid demand

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Toyota’s UK production is soaring, thanks to rising demand for hybrid vehicles. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota Transport begins operating first CNG-fueled car hauler

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Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, is using its first car hauler that runs on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The CNG truck was commissioned by Toyota and designed and built in a joint collaboration with Peterbilt and Cottrell, Inc.,

Try a hybrid, says Toyota

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Toyota is inviting hybrid virgins to ‘trybrid’ this summer, as the carmaker’s hybrid range becomes more comprehensive. Toyota

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Toyota taking orders for Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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Finally green car fans can rejoice – as Toyota has made the Prius Plug-in Hybrid (Prius PHV) available for orders. Toyota is now taking orders through its dealerships across Japan ahead of an official launch on January 30, 2012. The vehicle will be sold at all Toyota, Toyota Corolla, Toyopet and Netz dealers in Japanwith [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota japan plug-in hybrid cars Prius PHV Toyota Prius Toyota Prius PHV Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

2016 Toyota Prius To Debut Next Month, Prior To Frankfurt Show

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The fourth-generation Toyota Prius is fast approaching. Toyota Motor Corporation has confirmed to Bloomberg that the fully redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius will be shown in Las Vegas on September 8, 2015—ahead of its anticipated debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show later next month. Plug-In Hybrids 2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota launches new hybrid car

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The undisputed market leader in the hybrid car sector, Toyota has now launched a new hybrid vehicle in its home market of Japan. The Toyota Aqua is a petrol electric hybrid car with a 1.5litre Toyota Hybrid System II. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota hybrid car Prius C Toyota AquaIt features a reduction gear that helps it achieve fuel efficiency of 83.3mpg. It will be [.].

Toyota announces aggressive environmental targets through 2050; cutting new vehicle CO2 by 90% compared to 2010

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Addressing key global environmental issues such as climate change, water shortages, resource depletion, and degradation of biodiversity, the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 aims to reduce the negative impact of manufacturing and driving vehicles as much as possible.

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Toyota tackles traffic congestion with new service

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Japanese carmaker Toyota certainly can''t be accused of taking its environmental responsibilities lightly. Latest News Green cars Green credentials Toyota Not content with being among the leaders in the green car race, it is now attempting to tackle traffic congestion.

Toyota Research Institute brings Prius Challenge to Sonoma Raceway; Onramp 2017

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its ongoing Onramp series, an innovation event designed to engage the startup and tech community. Gill Pratt, CEO Toyota Research Institute.

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