A plug-in hybrid car made from seaweed is the dream of a Toyota Motor Corp. engineer responsible for the 1/X concept car to be displayed at the Melbourne International Motor Show in Australia that starts Feb. 27 and runs through March 9. The 1/X, which was first unveiled in Tokyo and made its American debut at last year’s Chicago auto show, was given its name because it portends a hybrid-powered car of the future with a fraction of the environmental footprint of today’s cleanest cars, ...

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