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Hybrid Electric-Gas Automobiles Top Priority For Toyota
2012-09-24 12:06:01

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japanese automaker Toyota, in remarks today announced its intentions for focusing its next generation of power plants toward hybrids, with electric-gas powered vehicles being its priority. “We plan to launch 21 new or full model change hybrids (by the end of 2015),” Takeshi Uchiyamada, Toyota´s vice chairman and R&D head, said at a press conference. Total sales of hybrid models worldwide, the company predicts,...

2008-06-17 06:00:04

By From news reports Toyota is struggling to keep up with booming demand for hybrid vehicles because it is unable to make enough batteries that are key components of the popular "green" cars, a senior executive said Monday. The battery crunch is likely to continue for the rest of the year, since new lines cannot be added to increase production until 2009, said Takeshi Uchiyamada, executive vice president of Toyota Motor, who oversees production at the leading Japanese automaker....

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