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Marion Collision Center and Marion Toyota Team Up for Project CAR



Initiative will provide less fortunate individuals and families with reliable transportation.

Project CAR (Caring Auto Rehab) is now actively seeking donated vehicles that will be refurbished and repaired for southern Illinoisans in desperate need of a reliable vehicle.  Project CAR is a joint effort between Marion Collision Center and Marion Toyota. 
Marion Collision Center and Marion Toyota want to utilize their team members skills for what they are best at...automobiles.  They'll donate their…
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Toyota Prius Plug-In to Feature Solar Panels in Japan, Europe

2017 Toyota Prius Prime front side view

When the next generation of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid hits Japan and Europe, it will feature a rooftop solar panel, reports Automotive News. Don't expect this technology to hit the 'States right away, as this technology currently doesn't hold up to U.S. rollover crash tests.

According to Koji Toyoshima, chief engineer of the Prius plug-in, Toyota doesn't currently have the technology to laminate the photovoltaic cells in a resin that won't shatter in the event of a rollover accident. Currently, the Japanese market solar panels are placed in reinforced glass sheeting that isn't…

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Toyota Break Guinness World Record On Earth Day

A couple of weeks ago the Northern California Toyota Dealers Association celebrated the launch of its new Prius model by organizing the Largest parade of hybrid cars, consisting of 332 vehicles driven by local Prius owners.
 
The successful attempt took place on the grounds of a former US Naval base in Alameda, California – against a stunning backdrop of the San Francisco skyline – and was confirmed on site by Guinness World Records adjudicator Jimmy Coggins.
 
Largest parade of hybrid cars certificate presentation
 
The event featured a parade of Prius’, food trucks and music and it took place around Earth Week to help promote the environmentally friendly vehicle.
 
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Sorting Through Green Technologies

Greening up your shop can be a challenge. FenderBender talked to Steven Feltovich, manager of business consulting services for Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp. and manager of the company’s EcoLean program, about how to choose green strategies that will help reduce the environmental waste—and energy costs—for your business.


Start with an environmental impact assessment. An environmental assessment looks at a shop’s baseline levels of energy consumption, and actually pinpoints areas to improve…
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