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Business News Archive - July 18, 2006

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Co., a pioneer in the development of popular gas-electric hybrid vehicles, is considering a U.S. investment in cars that run on ethanol and other alternative fuels, the automaker's North American president said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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