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Toyota Aims for 1 Million Hybrid Cars Per Year

According to news from Toyota, the company, the world’s second largest car maker, aims to sell 1 million hybrid cars per year. However, for this year, the aim is much lower, at just 300,000 cars per year. Toyota has been a pioneer in the hybrid car market, with the Toyota Prius, which was launched back in 1997. Due to the…

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Boca Raton Police Department Buys 4 Hybrid Cars

In a move that will likely be duplicated across the country, the Boca Raton Police Department has bought 4 Toyota Prius hybrid cars to its fleet. The department currently has a fleet of 150 cars, two of which will be retired as the new hybrid cars are taken into use. The move is done by the department to control fuel…

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Toyota Has Announced Plans to Introduce Luxury Hybrid Cars

According to Asahi Shimbun newspaper, Toyota has announced plans to launch hybrid cars to the luxury car market segment in 2006, both in Japan and elsewhere. This move comes in an attempt to distinguis the brand from competition in the luxury segment, from competitors such as Germany’s Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Many of the luxury hybrid cars will carry the Lexus…

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Massachusetts Hybrid Car Incentives

There is now a plan in place that would offer Massachusetts hybrid car incentives to anyone owning such a car. Also, the state government is aiming for 50 % of their fleet to be hybrids by 2010. The people of Massachusetts already have enthusiastically taken this technology as theirs, as the state ranks ninth for the popularity of hybrid cars…

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EPA Has Released the 2006 Fuel Economy Guide

According to the new Fuel Economy Guide 2006, Honda Insight hybrid has the best fuel economy with 60 miles per gallon in the city and 66 mpg on the highway. The second most fuel efficient car was also a hybrid car, Toyota Prius hybrid, with 60 mpg in the city and 51 on the highway. As to how Environmental Protection…

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Parking Discounts for Hybrid Cars

If you own a hybrid car in Baltimore, your life will get a bit easier, as the owners of hybrid cars will start getting discounts next week on parking at the 15 city-owned parking garages. In dollar terms, this translates to estimated savings of between 32- and 85 dollars from the monthly fees for owners of the fuel-efficient vehicles. However,…

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