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Toyota testing EV car-sharing service in Grenoble, France


Japanese automaker Toyota, the world’s largest auto company, has launched this month an interesting car sharing scheme in a French city, adding that proven successful over a three-year trial period, the service would expand to other municipalities. Although you might be aware that Toyota has decided to become a supporter of all electric cars powered by fuel cells, they also have ...
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French minister says Renault stake sale not urgent
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