The campaign lists the 2010-2012 Prius and 2011-2012 Lexus CT 200h.
The automaker said the recall affected some Prius, Lexus and other models.
The Basics: Toyota America issued a recall for certain 2010 - 2012 Toyota Prius and Toyota Prius Plug-In models, plus 2011 and 2012 Lexus CT200h models because of a potential fault in the side curtain airbag. This recall affects 1.43...Show More Summary
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is calling back 1.43 million hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200 cars globally over faulty airbags, Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said late on Tuesday it is recalling 482,000 U.S. hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200h cars because of a possible airbag inflator defect. The recall covers 2010-2012 vehicles with air bag inflators that could have a small crack in a weld, which could lead to the separation of the inflator chambers. Show More Summary
To cultivate a bit of financial freedom and exercise some creativity, this resourceful young man decides to modify his Toyota Prius into what he calls a "small efficiency apartment."
Originally published on EV Obsession. Despite the fact that the recently unveiled Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid doesn’t possess much of an all-electric range — and doesn’t on the surface appear to be a serious attempt to competeShow More Summary
Two game-changing car-related events happened in Japan in 1997. The Toyota Prius brought production hybrid cars to the masses for the first time and Polyphony Digital producer Kazunori Yamauchi launched the mother of all driving games, Gran Turismo. The Prius sparked a boom in gasoline-electric powered automobiles globally while Gran [...]
The overwhelming majority of mileage I accumulated in manufacturer-supplied test cars in May was spent in direct hybrid rivals from Ford and Toyota. The 2016 Ford C-Max SE, Ford’s base model, visited for one week. Then following a stretch...Show More Summary
Toyota's new Prius plug-in hybrid might be eco-friendly, but apparently it's not safety-friendly — at least, not enough for American roadways. SEE ALSO: Acura's all-electric NSX concept is more advanced than a Tesla The next-generation...Show More Summary
A new variant of the Toyota Prius has been launched in Japan, with the plug-in hybrid having its internal rechargeable battery also boosted externally by a set of solar cells on the sedan’s roof. It’s an option for both Japanese and US buyers, but we won’t get it in Australia in the foreseeable future. More »
The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the new Toyota Prius has been launched in Japan with the option of a solar roof which charges the batteries when the car is parked. Dubbed the Prius PHV in its home market and the Prius Prime in the US, Toyota’s plug-in hybrid won’t be made available in Australia, […]
The Creators Project at Vice and the All-New Toyota Prius showcase innovative art installations in Chicago’s Fulton Market.
The option will miss the US-market Prius Prime because it won't meet safety regulations. Continue reading The Toyota Prius's roof-mounted solar panel isn't coming to the US The Toyota Prius's roof-mounted solar panel isn't coming to the US originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:32:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Hybrid fans looking to harvest free solar power as they drive (or park) won’t get that ability when the Toyota Prius Prime arrives in the U.S. this fall. The automaker announced that European and Japanese buyers will get a solar roof version of the plug-in sedan, but Stateside customers will have to wait, Automotive News reports. Show More Summary
The feature might be offered in the United States, too.
Have you seen the new Prius? Have you forgiven yourself yet? I haven’t. Can somebody explain to me why the redesigned Toyota Prius looks like a hairless cat while this Australian Corolla Hybrid looks like that perfectly respectable Business Cat meme? Read more...
Automaker sold 9M hybrid vehicles around the world since the first Prius went on sale in 1997 but only about 75K plug-in hybrids
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY'S HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS -- If you purchased a Toyota Prius, you may have been driven by the desire to conserve the environment or to save yourself some money at the gas pump. But consumers may also choose to buy sustainable products to make themselves appear socially responsible to others. Show More Summary
If you purchased a Toyota Prius, you may have been driven by the desire to conserve the environment or to save yourself some money at the gas pump. But consumers may also choose to buy sustainable products to make themselves appear socially responsible to others. Show More Summary