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Toyota Reaches 3 Million Hybrids Sold

Toyota is by far and away the biggest hybrid maker on the world market, the unstoppable and genre defining Prius has been a best seller since it’s release in 1997 and in times of soaring oil prices its sale streak doesn’t look set to slow down. Toyota has now soldĀ 3.03 million hybrids between 1997 and Feb-2011 and plans to release 10 new hybrid models by the end of 2012. Lanjut →

Tesla Gives Toyota CEO A Free Roadster

Akio Toyoda received the keys to his own brand new Tesla Roadster 2.5 today in Tokyo, the Toyota CEO is the first owner of a Tesla in Japan. Elon Musk was on hand to give the keys to his Japanese counterpart in a modest ceremony at the brand new Tesla store in Tokyo. Lanjut →

Tesla To Build 2,000 RAV4 Electric SUVs – Delivery In 2012

Tesla’s intrepid CEO Elon Musk announced yesterday that Tesla will be building 2,000 electric RAV4 SUVs for Toyota with a delivery date of 2012. The first of these RAV4s will be on display at the LA Autoshow next week, all we have to go on so far are the teaser images above and below. Lanjut →

New Prius MPV Coming In January

Toyota is teasing an image of a new Prius due in January at the Detroit Autoshow, this won’t replace the current Prius but will expand it into a multi-car brand like Toyota’s luxury offshoot Lexus. All we know at the moment is that it’ll be bigger and better than the current Prius and will fill the MPV (multi purpose vehicle) role in the new Prius line of vehicles. Lanjut →

Toyota Announce Plans For 6 New Hybrids By End Of 2012

As the competition in the green-car segment of the international auto market expands vehicle manufacturers are coming under increasing pressure to keep up. Toyota has long been ahead of the curve with its standard setting hybrid Prius model that has been on sale since 1997. In an announcement made early on Tuesday Toyota has said it will launch 6 all new hybrid models by the end of 2012, 2 of the cars will be Lexus models and the other 4 will all be sold under the Toyota name.

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