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All-Electric Toyota RAV4 EV Hits Road at $50,000

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Say goodbye to the gas pump for good. Toyota officially debuted the its RAV4 full electric vehicle at the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. This is no longer a concept; this is the production model and it is available through dealers starting at $49,800, not including delivery fees.

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RoadRover Android Powered Dashboard At CES 2012

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Although Detroit's NAIAS is thought of as the first big auto event of the year, the presence of automobile giants at CES suggests that the Las Vegas event is fast becoming the kick-off of the year's major auto events in regards to in-vehicle computing. We saw some interesting stuff at the automotive area of CES 2012 this year, one among which is the RoadRover Android-powered dashboard.

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Toyota forges partnership with Ford to develop hybrid trucks and SUVS

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A "preliminary agreement" was reached between Toyota and Ford, and they have promised to work together to build a hybrid drive system primarily for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. The goal is to have vehicles using the new tech on the road at some point during this decade. They're also working together on internet-based services and in-car communications.

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RAV4 EV to be built in Canada by Toyota

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Many people think of California when they think of electric vehicles, but the Great White North is getting into the electric frenzy too. Toyota Canada has announced that it will start assembling electric versions of the RAV4 at its Woodstock facility in the next few months. This comes via a partnership with, you guessed it, Tesla Motors.

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