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Tesla Preparing to Ship Electric Car Prototypes to Toyota

Toyota Motor's recent $50 million investment in electric-car upstart Tesla Motors is already paying dividends. Tesla reportedly will ship two prototypes, based on Toyota's RAV4 sport utility vehicle and Lexus RX crossover, to the Japanese automaker later this month.

As Toyota Joins With Tesla, Alternative Fuels a Major Focus

Toyota, maker of the popular Prius hybrid, is preparing to move into other alternative-fuel technologies such as hydrogen fuel-cells and biofuels. Its recent large investment in Tesla Motors is just the first such partnership the world's largest automaker is pursuing.

A Biofuel Station Coming to a Town Near You

Lines for dirty old gasoline could start getting a little shorter at Shell and ExxonMobil stations on the crunchy West Coast. Startup Propel Fuels has raised $20 million to expand its network of biofuel stations. The financing comes just after the Feds set a new renewable fuel standard.

12 things you shouldn't buy in 2010

Who among us doesn't own a closet full of toys, tools, clothes and electronics that we just had to have, only to find after we made the purchase that...