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New Toyota RAV4 EV to go on sale in 2012

New Toyota RAV4 EV to go on sale in 2012

The new generation of the Toyota RAV4 electric vehicle is almost here and after the Japanese automaker used to sell the EV RAV4 more than 14 years ago with no success, the new version of the eco-friendly crossover is expected to hit the showrooms next year. According to autocar.co.uk, the […]

Toyota RAV4 electric to be built in Ontario

Toyota RAV4 electric to be built in Ontario

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced plans for manufacturing an electric version of its popular RAV4 model at the Woodstock, Ontario plant, starting in 2012. The Japanese auto maker has joined forces with Tesla Motors Inc., which will supply the powertrains built at Palo Alto, California, for the new SUV. “The […]

GM to add 2,500 jobs, build Impala

GM to add 2,500 jobs, build Impala

General Motors Co. will add 2,500 jobs at a Detroit-area factory that now makes electric cars, investing $69 million so the plant can make two new Chevrolet sedans. “GM intends to say today that the full-sized sedan will join the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric and the upcoming Chevrolet Malibu at […]

GM says may increase production of four models

GM says may increase production of four models

General Motors is examining ways to ramp up production of four newer models that are selling well above its expectations, a GM spokesman said on Wednesday. All four models are greatly revamped from previous versions and one, the Chevrolet Camaro, was resurrected five months ago after being out of production […]

Ontario Toyota Plant opened!

Ontario Toyota Plant opened!

Toyota invested CDN$1.1 billion to build the new plant. Ontario provided over CDN$22.8 million for skills training, in addition to a CDN$70-million investment that helped bring the plant to Ontario. This is the first new auto plant to be built in Ontario in the past 20 years. Supplying and servicing […]