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California Gov. Brown signs bill to allow self-driving cars on public streets


September 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday drove in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing a bill which will allow internet search giant Google and other companies ... Read more...

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Actress Estella Warren arrested in Los Angeles


May 25th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Actress Estella Warren, who featured in films like "Driven" and "Planet of the Apes", has been arrested here after allegedly crashing her car, kicking a ... Read more...

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One mn Toyota Prius hybrids sold in US


April 7th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) Toyota has announced that it has sold the one millionth Prius hybrid in the US, as rising fuel prices further stimulated demand for the car."Since ... Read more...

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Toyota sells one-millionth Prius in U.S.


April 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., on Wednesday announced the one-millionth sale of the Toyota Prius, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle, in the United States, which is currently seeing ... Read more...

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2011’s Most Fuel-efficient Cars Vie For Buyers Attention


January 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2011 is predicted to be the year of the hybrid and electric vehicles that have low carbon footprint and offer great fuel economy as well. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Watson doesn’t know how to spend her fortune


January 9th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who earned millions playing Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies, doesn't know how to spend her money."I have way too much money to know ... Read more...

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James Cameron: Gifts 11 Toyota Prius To Cast Of Sci-Fi Flick ‘Avatar’


December 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The director along with the producer of the blockbuster Jon Landau have gifted one of the cars each to the cast of the movie which has created a history of sorts ... Read more...

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James Cameron gifts cars to ‘Avatar’ cast


December 17th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has gifted a car to each of the cast member of his blockbuster film "Avatar".Cameron and producer Jon Landau have bought 11 Toyota Prius, one ... Read more...

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GM CEO Mocks At Toyota Prius, Reiterates The Company Is Back In The Game


December 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of General Motors, the legendary US based car maker took the opportunity of a public appearance to take potshots at rival Toyota Motors, the ... Read more...

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Best Used Cars 2010: An Overview


October 18th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A best used car is based on some key criteria which include safety, reliability and availability. The other key factors of a best used var include ... Read more...

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Honda Launches ‘Fit’ Challenge to Toyota ‘Prius’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hybrid version of the popular ‘Honda Fit’ has been launched in an effort by the company to compete with the new market on hybrid automobiles. ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Environment |

Google tests cars that steer themselves


October 10th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has revealed today that it has been testing its self-steering vehicle on the streets of California.The company announced that the vehicle has already logged some 140,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Super-light car bags $5m fuel efficiency prize


September 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The main prize of a 10-million-dollar challenge to design a car capable of 100 miles per gallon (mpg) has gone to the makers of a futuristic-looking vehicle that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toyota Prius To Get New Noisier Engine


August 27th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota is trying its level best to restore its tarnished image in the market after the infamous recall saga. The Japanese car giant once known for ... Read more...

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Nissan Leaf Rumors Brushed Aside By The Company


August 26th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nissan Leaf the zero emission car from the Japanese carmaker is making waves the days and new rumors surrounding the cute car is also hitting the ... Read more...

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American electric super bike wins world’s toughest motorcycle race


June 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): For the first time, an American-made electric bike has won the first place in the world's toughest motorcycle race.Developed by a tiny Oregonian company, the 2010 MotoCzysz E1pc ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toyota Announces Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new Toyota recall has been issued for the 2003 Sequoia, due to a problem with the Vehicle Stability Control system. The current software in the ... Read more...

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Toyota Plagued By Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ghost of recall is just not leaving troubled Japanese car-maker Toyota Motor Corp. The company is trying to restore the faith of its customers after ... Read more...

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Nissan Leaf To Lock Horns With Toyota Prius and GM Volt


March 31st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The craze for the ecofriendly and hybrid cars is on rise and the addition of Nissan Leaf is being considered important by the auto industry veterans. ... Read more...

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Car safety revamp after Prius collapse


March 12th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 12 (Pen Men at Work): With the Toyota Prius accident inquiry going on, the US government seeks to mount its investigation to look into the defective vehicle makers as more than ... Read more...

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Car Safety Needs To Increase Fund For Checking Defects Of Cars


March 12th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The increasing number of accidents has been one of the greatest causes of concern for the authorities and they have adopted several measures for checking the ... Read more...

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Runaway Prius Sparks Media Controversy


March 11th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) I am sure you have all heard the story by now, of the runaway Toyota Prius and the driver who had to call 911, and have the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Toyota recalls Prius over acceleration concerns


March 10th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weekly Toyota recall never seems to come to a stop. The latest model to fall prey to the Toyota recall bug is the Prius, ... Read more...

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Now Toyota is going to recall 270,000 Prius


February 5th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like almost every week there is a new Toyota recall. And this time it is for the Prius model. Around 270,000 units are going ... Read more...

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U.S. Department of Transportation opens investigation into Toyota brake problems


February 4th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), part of the Department of Transportation, on Thursday said it will open a formal investigation into allegations ... Read more...

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Brake problem with Toyota Prius models


February 4th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There seems to be no end in sight for the troubles surrounding Toyota. There have been numerous recalls, even production has been stopped of quite a ... Read more...

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Zellweger escapes car accident uninjured


January 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger has escaped an accident in California unscathed. The actress parked her Toyota Prius roadside in the Pacific Palisades district of Los Angeles Thursday. But when she ... Read more...

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Ford Focus voted UK’s “most popular car of the decade”


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22(ANI): The Ford Focus has been voted the UK's most popular car of the decade, according to a new poll by Auto Trader magazine.It beat off the challenge of the ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly vehicles rally held in Delhi


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): A first-ever rally of eco-friendly vehicles with the theme 'Save the Earth' was hosted in the national capital on Sunday.Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off the ... Read more...

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Demi Moore zooms in 47th Birthday


November 14th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ashton Kutcher is a dedicated hubby. He made sure that his dear wife Demi Moore had an extra special birthday by presenting her with a brand new car.On the 11th of ... Read more...

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Kutcher gifts Moore new car on birthday


November 13th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Ashton Kutcher presented his actress wife Demi Moore a new car on her birthday. Moore turned 47 Wednesday and her actor husband gave her the ... Read more...

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Toyota September 2009 recall due to faulty floor-mat


September 30th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota has done it again. It is again going to voluntarily recall back, around 4 million of its vehicles due to its faulty floor-mat design that ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls 4 million vehicles over problematic floor-mat


September 30th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a major blow to Toyota vehicle owners, their vehicles might be recalled back the parent company, over a dangerous issue with the floor-mats. In all, ... Read more...

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Chevy Volt: 230 MPG Fuel Economy Rating


August 11th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by GD
Hold your breath! Volt, the electric car from Chevrolet according to tests under the EPA, is going to get a "230 MPG [urban] fuel economy rating".That's quite a number and it's sure ... Read more...

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Now, tires made of oil from orange peels


July 11th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tire manufacturer Yokohama is now selling a model made with 80 percent non-petroleum material, substituting orange oil as the primary ingredient to make vulcanized rubber.According ... Read more...

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