Toyota Plans to Sell 1 Million Hybrids in 2010

September 30, 2008 / No Comments

Toyota is doing its part to make a mint, um, decrease the impact that its cars have on the world's fossil fuel resources. By 2010 the automaker wants 1/10th of its sales to be hybrid vehicles. Toyota had not set a target date to reach one million units until now. Presently, the car maker sells 450,000 hybrids a year and ...

Half of All Government Cars Removed from Streets

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

Beijing is getting serious about clean air during the Olympics. The city has removed one half of all government vehicles from the streets of Beijing. The move eases congestion, reduces emissions and saves resources for a greener Olympics, which start 8-8-08. "The government wants to take the lead in guaranteeing smooth transport during the Games," said a transport official. The move ...

High Gas Prices, Drive Development of Alternative Cars

June 18, 2008 / 1 Comment

There's got to be a better way. There's got to be a better way. Repeat after me. There's got to be a better way. At least two more 'better ways' have taken a step forward in the past couple of days. Germany's Robert Bosch GmbH has agreed to work with South Korea's Samsung SDI Co to develop the next-generation batteries ...