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5Report: Toyota cutting 2011 global hybrid production goal

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8Toyota-Lexus combine to capture 73.9% of hybrid sales in July

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33Toyota and Lexus combine to capture 73.9% of hybrid sales in July

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9Toyota and Severinsky settle hybrid patent dispute ahead of ITC hearing; Ford also settles

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20Prius' powertrain could find new home in Toyota's "sporty" CR-Z rival

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16Toyota's hybrid sales eclipse 2.5M mark, now climbing at 2,000 per day

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2Toyota begins production of Auris Hybrid in UK

Toyota Motor Manufacturing held a line-off ceremony as production of the Auris Hybrid kicked off in the UK. Toyota plans to produce 30,000 Auris Hybrids annually, making it the first European-made, mass-produced hybrid ever. Sales of the Auris Hybrid will begin on July 1st and Toyota anticipates that the vehicle will be sold in 32 countries throughout Europe.

30Predictably Irrational author says Toyota Prius succeeds on quirky looks alone

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44Toyota CEO wants to add "fun to drive" to eco-friendly vehicles

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17Toyota CEO wants to add "fun to drive" to eco-friendly vehicles

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36Toyota loses latest bid to dismiss hybrid patent infringement case against Paice

Toyota has, once again, failed to shake the long-looming hybrid patent infringement case brought forth by Paice LLC. In this latest development, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge dismissed Toyota's bid to end the lawsuit, continuing a trend. Toyota has long argued that the suit filed by Paice is invalid and should be dismissed, but the courts have routinely ruled otherwise. An earlier court ruling forced Toyota to pay royalties for several of its vehicles which encroach upon hybrid pat

31Report: Toyota loses bid to dismiss hybrid patent infringements from Paice

Things aren't looking good for Toyota in a legal battle over whether or not the Japanese automaker has infringed on a Florida-based company's hybrid drivetrain patents. A U.S. International Trade Commission judge recently ruled to deny Toyota's request to end the lawsuit brought by Paice LLC. Toyota's initial argument was that the plaintiff's patent was invalid, but so far, the courts have sided with the smaller of the two companies time and time again. Earlier in the legal battle, a judge ruled

21Mazda to license hybrid technology from Toyota

Starting in 2013, Mazda will become the second manufacturer (after Nissan) to directly use Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Mazda has signed a licensing agreement with the hybrid behemoth that will see the smaller company get a supply of hybrid hardware – presumably including transmissions, power electronics (including software) and battery packs.

33Mazda to license hybrid technology from Toyota

Starting in 2013, Mazda will become the second manufacturer, after Nissan, to directly use Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Mazda has signed a licensing agreement with the hybrid behemoth that will see the smaller company get a supply of hybrid hardware – presumably including transmissions, power electronics (including software) and battery packs.

45Report: Honda will develop a hybrid that bests Prius' mpg rating

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36Toyota to build one million hybrids per year by 2011?

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