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Toyota restarts Prius, Lexus HS 250h, CT 200h production

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Mar 29th, 2011 at 1:54PM

2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery Shortly after a huge earthquake shook Japan March 11th, most automakers on the island nation ceased operations. Yesterday, Toyota restarted limited production of the Prius, Lexus HS250h and CT 200h hybrids. Paul Nolasco, a spokesman for Toyota, couldn't confirm whether the automaker's supply chain had been restored or if Toyota secured other sources for scarce parts. Regardless, production is underway. Jeff Liker, an engineering professor at the University of Michigan who researches Toyota, had this to say of automaker's... Read More

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