Friday, August 17, 2007, posted by Auto Rider at 6:24 PM

Toyota's nationwide tour with the theme "Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience" will be proceeding to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. on August 17-19, 2007.

According to Toyota, the Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience is "designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to experience Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive system, which is found in the Prius, Camry hybrid and Highlander hybrid vehicles, for themselves."

The four interactive learning areas in the Mobile Hybrid Experience include:

- "Alternative Fuels: Fueling the Future"
- "Environment and Resources: Small Steps, Big Difference"
- The Prius Driving Experience
- The "Hybrid Technology: Not All Hybrids are Created Equal"

With "Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience", participants can:

- See how Toyota Hybrids generate electricity with regenerative braking.
- Find out how much carbon you emit with the Carbon Footprint Calculator.
- Learn about the future of energy in the Alternative Fuels exhibit.
- Try the Hybrid Savings Calculator and see how much money you'll save by driving a hybrid vehicle.
- Experience Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive technology for yourself in the Prius Driving
- Experience or demo drive one if the Toyota Hybrids n display (where available)

Aside from exhibits and educational activities part of the "Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience" is the planting of more than 50,000 trees in honor of those who join in conjunction with the National Arbor Day Foundation. These trees will at the same time offset the carbon footprint of the trucks transporting the tour around the country.

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