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Toyota set to release 5,680 fuel cell patents to help create a “Hydrogen Society”

Hot on the heels of Tesla releasing their EV patents, Toyota is set to release 5,600 fuel cell patents to help encourage development of fuel cell technology. The news came as Toyota took to the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las

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Toyota develops new semiconductor capable of boosting hybrid efficiency by 10 percent

Toyota has announced that they have developed a new semiconductor which can boost fuel efficiency in hybrid vehicles by 10 percent. These newly developed semiconductors are able to consume only a tenth of the energy of those currently in production,

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UK new car sales at highest level since 2007

The SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and traders) have announced that UK car sales are at their highest since 2007. Figures from the SMMT show that 2.26 million vehicles were registered in 2013, a rise of 10.8% on the year

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The new Toyota Yaris is more refined than reinvented

When the Toyota Yaris was first released back in 1999 it received almost universal praise as being one of the first ‘superminis’ – compact hatchbacks which provided style, performance, and more room than you may expect, all in a small

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European demand for Toyota & Lexus Hybrids jumps 29 percent in 2012

Sales figures from Toyota/ Lexus have shown that in 2012, sales in Europe of Toyota’ s fuel sipping Hybrids jumped a whopping 29 percent, breaking the 100,000 barrier in the process. Toyota accounted for more than three quarters of the 109,000 units

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Hypermiling Holiday, choosing the right rental car could save you cash

For many holiday makers, having the freedom that comes with hiring a car is the best way to take in the very most of what your host country has to offer. You can get off the tourist trail and discover

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Toyota taking orders for the 83MPG Aqua hybrid in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp has officially opened the order books for its Aqua Hybrid in Japan. Toyota is currently the leading hybrid-vehicle manufacturer and is looking to build upon the success of the Prius with a smaller, more efficient variant of

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