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Local Mirai Owner Tells His Story

If there is one thing that makes living in California great, it's the beaches. Maybe that's one of the reasons Californians are so concerned about climate change -- sea-level rise could threaten our favorite sandy surf spots!

We're lucky to live in one of the few places in the world with a hydrogen fuel station network developed enough to allow us to drive Toyota Mirai, and many Los Angeles residents are.

Take Mark Mobley, of…

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How Toyota is Fighting the Anthropocene Extinction Event

So far, our planet has seen five mass extinction events. The first wiped out the trilobites -- a species so ubiquitous in Earth's oceans you probably have one of their fossils on your bookshelf. The Permian extinction event wiped out 96 percent of the species on the planet.

The last of the five killed off the dinosaurs.

Many believe that we are currently in the middle of the sixth -- the Anthropocene extinction

 

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Hydrogen-Powered Toyota Mirai Wins World Green Car of 2016

The Toyota Mirai was awarded the title of 2016 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show last month, with the Prius hybrid trailing in second place.

The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has a significant advantage in green-ness over the Prius, when taking into consideration the scoring based on tailpipe emissions and use of advanced power technology.

While everyone's favorite hybrid car has very low CO2 emissions, the only thing coming out of

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Hydrogen-Powered Toyota Mirai Wins World Green Car of 2016

The Toyota Mirai was awarded the title of 2016 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show last month, with the Prius hybrid trailing in second place.

The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has a significant advantage in green-ness over the Prius, when taking into consideration the scoring based on tailpipe emissions and use of advanced power technology.

While everyone's favorite hybrid car has very low CO2 emissions, the only thing coming out of

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Hydrogen-Powered Toyota Mirai Wins World Green Car of 2016

The Toyota Mirai was awarded the title of 2016 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show last month, with the Prius hybrid trailing in second place.

The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has a significant advantage in green-ness over the Prius, when taking into consideration the scoring based on tailpipe emissions and use of advanced power technology.

While everyone's favorite hybrid car has very low CO2 emissions, the only thing coming out of

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Take On New Challenges with the Help of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Are you ready to tackle new challenges and adventures in the New Year? Toyota most certainly is, especially with the arrival of its latest hybrid model. We're proud to introduce you to the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. This SUV is ready to bring a new level of innovation to the road, providing drivers with the power and efficiency that can take them further.

If you're interested in seeing the RAV4 Hybrid in action, allow actor James Marsden to show you. When challenged by a team of lumberjacks in the woods, he is given the confidence he needs to…

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Carbon, Cow Poop, and the Hydrogen Car


The hydrogen-powered 2016 Toyota Mirai is on the horizon, due to go on sale this fall. California, eager to be on top of new, green alternatives, is scrambling to build hydrogen fueling stations, with one already open in nearby Harbor City, Las Angeles.

But is this new fuel bullsh*t? Toyota responds:

You astute viewers probably noticed that a byproduct of stripping hydrogen from methane is CO2. You must be saying, "wait, wait! I…

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The Mirai Is No Fish Out Of Water

With all the great technology at the Consumer Electronics Show, there's no surprise that Toyota is there debuting the Mirai. With the great technology allowing the car to run on hydrogen alone, it's no wonder this car is making a big splash in Las Vegas.

We wonder how long it will be before other automakers make their own hydrogen-powered car, much in the same way they did with the Toyota Prius. The world…

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Toyota to Test the Waters with Clean-Driving Mirai FCV in 2016

The automotive industry has been trying to go easy on Mother Nature in the past few years, and we here at DCH Toyota of Torrance are pleased to see that this isn’t just a trend. While we certainly appreciate the power and performance of V6 and V8 engines, we are always eager to see what leaner, greener driving technologies are coming down the Toyota pipeline.


Back in 2010, the company revealed their idea for…

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The Toyota RAV4 EV Offers Excellent Range

Going the distance, whether you're just on the way to work or taking a longer trip to another country to visit some family, mean having the range and power necessary to drive with confidence. When you climb behind the wheel of a 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV, you'll find it can achieve a range of up to 120 miles with its 40-kilowatt-hour battery pack. And, with the space for five passengers and all the…

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