Posts by this Author: Andrew Sloane

Toyota thinks small to cut power use

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Like homeowners in a heat wave, Toyota is trying to cut back on its electric bill these days -- not just for cost savings but for the environmental benefits.

Environmental managers at Toyota's North American plants are tackling energy consumption as a means of reducing both air and water emissions in their bid to become greener manufacturers.

"Power generation consumes a lot of resources," Kevin Butt, chief environmental officer at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc., commented after speaking at an industry gathering here today. "The less demand we can make on utility companies, the less…

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Toyotaâ??s Prius Bike With Thought-Controlled Gear Shifters

Toyotaâ??s Prius Bike With Thought-Controlled Gear Shifters

Remember Firefox? No, not the bloated open-source web browser, but Craig Thomasâ?? sleek Soviet fighter plane which had thought-controlled weapons systems. Wouldnâ??t it be cool if somebody, somehow, did that to a bike?

It turns out that somebody has. Toyota, in cahoots with Saatchi & Saatchi, Parlee Cycles and the boffins at Deeplocal, has come up with the PXP, or Prius Bike. The â??Priusâ?? part might be mere branding, but the bike itself is pretty damn awesome, right down to the thought-controlled gears. Yes, you read that right. Thought-controlled gears.

The frame…

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Check out Mr Boylan's Used Car review on DealerRater

I drove an hour to Sloane Toyota of Glenside to buy a Toyota Camry that I had found online. When I arrived, the salesman informed me that it had just been sold. I was extremely upset and was about to leave. Mr. Rothman was very kind and patient and showed me some other Camrys that I may be interested in. Although I liked the cars he showed me, they were more expensive than the car that I had come to look at. Both Lee and Cheryl worked with me and matched the price that I would've paid for the…
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