Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. The Los Angeles Auto Show kicked off last week, and Inhabitat was on the scene to bring you a first look...
Hydrogen fuel cells are a cool technology that were perfected to enable humans to go to the moon. Now that they're perfected even more, they're enabling humans to go to work or the liquor store, and, incredibly, this is progress. The Toyota Mirai is an example of this remarkable progress. Funny looking, maybe, but it works. Read more...
Toyota has rolled out a refresh for its hybrid-powered Prius V people-mover and Prius C light hatch this week, ahead of an early 2015 debut. Both models pick up new front-end styling, with the Prius C in particular benefiting from a more sporting look that takes a few front-end cues from the popular 86 coupe. Show More Summary
The Toyota Prius isn't exactly our favorite car around here. And that's because it's disturbingly, destructively boring. Guess what? Jerry Seinfeld agrees. Phew. Read more...
The Toyota Prius V is the most utilitarian member of the Prii family with a big jump in cargo space over the rest but maintaining the great fuel economy. For the 2015 model year, the company is giving the wagon an update with a big shift in front end styling and upgraded taillights to go with the revised look. Show More Summary
The 2015 Toyota Prius C was revealed at today’s Los Angeles auto show, premiering a fresh look and a revised interior. The first update for the city-sized Prius C introduces a new exterior design comprising an expansive black hexagonal grille that dominates the front end, reshaped headlights with standard LED headlamps, a restyled front bumper with new fog lights [...]
For 2015, the Toyota Prius c and V models both receive slight revisements to their respective styles and beyond. The larger V has three new color options available for the curious: Attitude Black Metallic (not related to Catherine Wheel’s reggae smash hit with a similar name), Absolutely Red and Toasted Walnut Pearl. Show More Summary
Few vehicles can match the affordable fuel economy of the $19,000, 53-mile-per-gallon Toyota Prius C, and that fact isn't likely to change for 2015, as the Japanese company has issued a moderate refresh of its sub-compact hybrid. AsShow More Summary
The 2015 Prius c gets a new look inside and out.
[The now-facelifted Toyota Prius V appears to be angry and confused. About what I do not know.] Read more...
Toyota has unveiled restyled versions of its Prius c subcompact hatchback and Prius v wagon for the 2015 model year. The Prius v hits dealerships in December with a slightly lower starting price of $27,500, including the destination charge. Estimated...
The Toyota Prius is by far the most popular hybrid on the market, but even though it has a stellar reputation for being fuel efficient, there's one thing that you can't really do with it - go camping. Well, this Prius camper van conversion from Camp-Inn is
Kia is reportedly working on a new compact SUV, to debut as the company’s first-ever ‘dedicated’ hybrid model. The Korean carmaker is said to be targeting evergreen Toyota Prius customers with its new model, but it won’t be staring the Prius down with a direct competitor. Show More Summary
The fourth-generation Toyota Prius will feature technology currently being honed in the brand’s endurance racecars. Toyota Motorsport GmbH president Yoshiaki Kinoshita told Automotive News the new Prius – due next year – will be equipped with technology from its TS040 Hybrid Le Mans racer. “Our components already have parts from the next-generation Prius,” Kinoshita revealed. [...]
Toyota takes lessons learned from its Le Mans racer to the street.
This post is presented by Toyota Prius. Since the first hybrid-electric Prius rolled onto US driveways 14 years ago, Toyota's led the way to greener transportation. In the 11 years since ReadWrite launched on the Web, we've been tracking the technologies that led the way to the Internet-connected world today. Show More Summary
The Toyota Prius is the undisputed king of the hybrid market, but Hyundai and Kia are hoping to challenge its reign in the coming years with their own dedicated model. However, in all likelihood this is the same technology being shared between them. Show More Summary
Though one can already purchase a hybrid from Hyundai — the Sonata Hybrid, to be exact — the South Korean automaker is now planning to follow in the footsteps of Toyota and Honda by building a hybrid that always was from the get-go.Show More Summary
If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get the option for wireless power transfer that lets you drive into your garage and have your battery automatically topped up from a pad on the floor. read more
It’s another underwater lease question! Never learned to swim! But I think this one will be even easier to answer. my wife has a 2013 toyota prius persona with the nice 17 inch wheels. she has a 3 year lease. we are 16 months in and she already has over 23,000 miles out of the […] The post Ask Jack: Prius Inter Pares appeared first on The Truth About Cars.