Toyota opens solar-energy powered dealer

The second Toyota dealer in Europe powered completely by solar energy has opened in the south of Spain (Cádiz). The dealer, called Gamo Bahía, has installed photovoltaic cells to convert sunlight into electricity. The dealer generates 84,000 kWh of non-polluting electricity per year, which he claims eliminates 84 tons of CO2 that would otherwise be dumped into the atmosphere.
The shop has also being designed to minimise energy waste and has installed all the efficiency and energy-saving techniques that Toyota has been installing around Europe. However, to date, only one other dealer in Hohberg had electric-generating facilities.

Now, when Toyota finally starts to sell plug-in hybrids, the dealer won't be able to give you the keys with the tank empty - they'll have no excuse not to deliver the car fully charged.

[Source: Europa Press]

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