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Check Out the New Toyota FT-Bh Hybrid Concept

Very similar to the Toyota Prius, the FT-Bh Concept (Future Toyota B-segment Hybrid,) is a small hatchback with a great MPG. A new powertrain in the vehicle boasts fuel-economy of around 112 miles per gallon.

FT-Bh's engine is a 1.0-liter Atkinson-cycle with 2-cylinders and a lithium-ion battery that is half the size of Prius's Hybrid Synergy system - making it about 200 pounds lighter than Prius.

This vehicle "embodies a holistic, total system approach to engineering and design. Toyota cites five key tenets: powertrain efficiency, mass reduction, thermal-energy management, electrical efficiency, and optimized aerodynamics," according to Toyota.1…

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The 2013 Toyota Venza Coming to the 2012 New York Auto Show

The 2012 New York Auto Show has a big reveal coming to it. The new 2013 Toyota Venza will be making it's rounds at the Auto Show much to the pleasure of many Toyota fans in New York and the rest of the world.

First available at Tom Scott Toyota located at 15933 Idaho Center Blvd. Nampa, ID 83687 in 2009, 2013's variant will feature new design angles, as well as fresh standard equipment. An updated grille and lights will accompany 19-inch wheels. Toyota dealers plan to offer the car in three new colors (on top of several…

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Europe to Receive the Toyota Yaris

Toyota's inventory is about to get much larger overseas. In Europe, the Toyota Yaris is headed to dealership lots, which will make many who have anticipated this very happy. This will be the first time the Toyota Yaris will be available throughout the UK and other European unions. In addition to a four-door trim, there will also be hatchbacks and hybrids coming to Europe soon. The main reason for this decision was to help boost output after last years tsunami in Japan that hurt export numbers.

European Toyota dealerships expect to sell 835,000 cars in 56 European markets…

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Toyota Plans to Sell Tens of Thousands of Hydrogen Cars

As always, Toyota is trying to stay one step ahead of the competition, this time in reference to alternative fuels. Already outselling other automakers when it comes to gas-electric hybrids, Toyota is on a mission to produce "tens of thousands" of hydrogen powered vehicles by no later than 2020. These green power-trains will be implemented on board future Toyota Prius and  Yaris models from Tom Scott Toyota located at 15933 Idaho Center Blvd. Nampa, ID 83687.1

Didier Leroy, Toyota Europe's head of operations, made the pro-hydrogen announcement at the unveiling of their hydrogen-powered FCV-R concept at Geneva's…

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