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Toyota Working on Solar Green Car

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Posted January 2, 2009 - By kijibe

Toyota Motor Corp. -- maker of the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle, the Prius -- is quietly developing a car that will run completely on solar energy.

Solar cells from the car will provide some of the power which can be recharged from solar panels on home rooftops.

It appears the Japanese automaker isn't immune to the global economic blight as Toyota reported its first operating loss in 70 years. It's doing exceptionally bad in major U.S. markets, and the enormous rise of the yen value doesn't help either.

As a leader in green technology, Toyota already uses solar panels in to generate electricity at its Central Japan plant.

These panels equal 60 tennis courts in size and generate enough energy to power 500 homes. Which is great for emissions as it reduces 740 tons of the nasty carbon dioxide.

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