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Toyota Global Hybrid Sales Exceed 10 Million

In one of the most graphic demonstrations of the benefits of being a first mover in technology, Toyota has now sold more than 10 million hybrid vehicles, including plug-in hybrids, as of 31 January. The milestone was achieved a mere … Continue reading

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Japan Automakers Buy $68 billion in U.S.-Made Auto Parts

JAMA normally runs for cover on bad news or critical developments, not returning media inquiries on serial molester Donald Trump and the lying, corrupt Hillary Clinton, as well as the fight over the Trans Pacific partnership that a fading Obama presidency is still promoting. It’s puzzling if these are all factors behind JAMA’s new-found attempt to talk with U.S. media.
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Global Sales of Toyota Motor Hybrid Vehicles Pass 5 Million

“We had to develop a hybrid system from scratch, making our task extremely difficult,” said TMC Vice Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada, who was responsible for development of the first-generation Prius, the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger vehicle. Toyota had been excluded from participating in a multi-billion dollar U.S. Government program that subsidized the national labs and GM, Ford and Chrysler to develop 80 mpg cars. The so-called partnerships for a New Generation of Vehicles ended in failure with no cars other than a few prototypes produced. Continue reading

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