TweetNow you see them…. …and now you don’t: IDK, man. The brake lights on Priuses work without any effort on behalf of today’s overtaxed drivers, so why don’t the headlights and taillights work like automatically? I mean the phone(s) inside this ride certainly know when it’s nighttime, so why not the much more expensive car […]
The compact sedan bests Toyota's Prius on fuel economy
There’s nothing that screams hybrid more than a Toyota Prius. In fact, it’s so popular across the world that over 10 million Prius liftbacks have been sold since the car was first revealed in 1997. Hyundai wants a slice of that lucrative green vehicle pie, which is why the company has invested millions into this car, the […]
The all-new 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid stacks up against some pretty stiff competition in the hybrid crossover segment. The small crossover competes against the number one selling Toyota Prius, popular Ford C-Max Hybrid wagon, and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. However, it’s got a lot of appeal for crossover shoppers with its stylish exterior design, fuel-sipping drivetrain, […]
As you may have heard by now, the 2016 Tesla Model S wasn't chosen by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a "Top Safety Pick" during the most resent testing round. The reasons? The Model S only managed to nab an "Acceptable"...Show More Summary
The word hybrid is indelibly attached to the Toyota Prius, a vehicle renowned for its frugality. And when the suffix plug-in is added, perhaps the first car to come to mind is the Chevrolet Volt. Both cars are true green machines that save owners money over the course of ownership, as well as at the pump. What, then, is a $90,000 plug-in hybrid?...
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Once upon a time, Toyota’s Prius was the only real choice for anyone looking to get into a futuristic “hybrid” car. The microscopic Honda Insight, looking like a tear dropped from a poet’s eye, held two seats — and that’s no good for taking your friends to book club. Show More Summary
Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with an electric car on offer thanks to its 2017 Ioniq Electric. The compact hatch is Hyundai’s rival to the Toyota Prius and uniquely comes with hybrid (Ioniq Hybrid) and plug-in hybrid (Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid) options too, making it the first vehicle to offer three electrified options. The hybrid...
The Toyota Prius is hot on their collective heels, though.
In the long term, “we should move to a hydrogen energy society,” Uchiyamada said.
With a newly announced lower price and a slight fuel economy advantage, the Hyundai Ioniq looks poised to steal some of the wind out of hybrid king Prius' proverbial sails and literal sales.
Not only is it more fuel efficient than the Toyota Prius, it's also around $2,000 cheaper. Continue reading The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid starts at $23,035 The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid starts at $23,035 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:46:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The entry-level Ioniq hybrid undercuts the Toyota Prius by approximately $2,500.
I have a weakness: really, really big SUVs. For the most part, I favor modest cars — I own a Toyota Prius, and when I lived in LA, I had a Saab, a Volvo, and a Honda minivan. I'm fortunate in that I get to try out the occasional Ferrari...Show More Summary
In January, Nissan’s Note became Japan’s best-selling car, a title usually monopolized by Toyota’s Prius.
Japan Toyota is encouraging Prius Prime drivers to drive as efficiently as possible. Toyota is offering immediate incentives — actual financial incentives — to more efficient drivers Toyota & Utilities Incentivize Efficient Driving In...Show More Summary
Kia’s foray into the hybrid segment might be ill-timed, considering the current contraction of sales for its main rival, the Toyota Prius, but the Korean automaker is betting big on the Niro’s traditionally boxy shape bringing in would-be Prius buyers offended by origami-esque sheetmetal. Show More Summary
It was a rather wild week — for reasons I don't need to repeat — and it was also a bit of an atypical week for topics that took the crowd by storm here on CleanTechnica. Yes, Tesla held its usual spot at the top of the tables — and all over the top 20. Show More Summary