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Eco-Vandals Trash Hummer

Attack on $38K gas-guzzler called a 'hate crime'

(Newser) - A 32-year-old man in Northwest DC woke to find his dream car—a $38,000 Hummer—with slashed tires, smashed windows, and a message carved into its body: "FOR THE ENVIRON." In a green-friendly neighborhood dominated by hybrids, two masked eco-extremists decided to punish Gareth Groves by mutilating... More »

Toyota Finally Tops GM

First-quarter sales rise 9%, ending GM's 76-year reign as world's biggest automaker

(Newser) - Toyota vroomed past General Motors in the first quarter to become the biggest automaker in the world, ending GM's 76-year reign. Riding the strength of its innovative Prius hybrid and solid standbys like the Camry, Toyota posted record first-quarter sales of 2.35 million vehicles, compared to GM's 2.26... More »

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