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Business News Archive - March 13, 2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. demand for heating fuels is expected to be about 5 percent below normal for this time of year and 16 percent below the year-ago period as mild temperatures mark the approach of spring, the U.S. National Weather Service said Monday.

By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. agreed on Monday for Fuji Heavy to build Toyota's Camry car at Fuji's Subaru plant in the United States and develop gasoline-electric vehicles using its partner's hybrid system.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.