The new 2-meter-wide lanes are scheduled to open on Nov. 14 for a two-week trial, and traverse a rail underpass that has seen some serious accidents in recent years. A July survey of the 200-meter-long section that includes the underpass counted an average of 3,500 bicycles every weekday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. -- congestion made more dangerous as cyclists, many riding against the direction of traffic, pick up speed going downhill.
The hybrids are likely photosynthesizing, although the results of a detailed analysis are not yet available, National Museum of Nature and Science officials said Oct. 26.
"Subaru has some of the most passionate owners and now, more than a million Subaru fans are following us on Facebook," said Dean Evans, chief marketing officer for Subaru of America. "The Subaru Facebook page is all fan engagement so we are happy to see our page serving so many Subaru enthusiasts."
Honda has announced that its cumulative worldwide sales of hybrid vehicles broke the 1 million mark at the end of September 2012. This milestone was reached almost 13 years after sales began of the first generation Honda Insight in Japan in November 1999. The first generation Insight achieved fuel economy of 35km/litre* which was the world's highest fuel economy among all mass-production gasoline-powered vehicles at the time.
Instead, the Softbank Hawks swooped on their prey for a 2-1 victory in Game 1 of the best-of-three Pacific League Climax Series first stage playoffs, moving within either a win or a tie of booking a spot in the final stage of the PLCS against the pennant-winningNippon Ham Fighters.
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A record 630,048 Toyota and Lexus petrol-electric hybrids were purchased worldwide in the six months to June 30 - more than the total of 628,989 hybrids sold during the whole of last year.