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GM Tech Center Becomes National Historic Landmark

General Motors‘ Technical Center in Warren, Michigan is now a National Historic Landmark. As of today, a 5-foot-tall, 1,200-pound bethel white granite marker celebrates the distinction which was, in part, bestowed upon the Center because of it’s connection to famed architect Eero Saarinen to designed the facility. “When the GM Tech Center was dedicated in 1956, it was the pinnacle of engineering,

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Toyota Combines Solar Power, Camry Hybrid Batteries to Power Yellowstone National Park

Toyota‘s given them a home where the buffalo roam. Instead of just tossing used Camry battery packs into landfills across the United States, Toyota is reusing them, combining them with solar power generation to create a reliable, sustainable, zero emission powered ranger station and education center. The initiative, which is a result of the partnership between Toyota, Indy Power Systems, Sharp USA, SolarWorld, Patriot

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