Like the very slow drip of water coming from the tailpipe of a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle, information about the first production fuel-cell model from Toyota - slated for 2015 - is coming rather deliberately. The latest is that...Show More Summary
The next Toyota Prius is expected to use the new TNGA platform and achieve significant weight and fuel-efficiency improvements.
There’s a little bit of Toyota in the Mazda 3 Hybrid. This version of the third-generation 3 small car borrows hybrid components from the Prius and mates it with its own 2.0-litre petrol engine to create its first petrol-electric production … Continue reading ? The post Mazda 3 Hybrid Review: Quick drive appeared first on CarAdvice.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) deputy chief officer of product planning Satoshi Ogiso has revealed the Toyota Prius will likely be retained as a hybrid into the next decade, with hydrogen and electric cars set to trump it as new-technology...Show More Summary
The godfather of the Toyota Prius says he will improve the efficiency of the next-generation hybrid while making the new model fun to drive. Toyota deputy chief officer of product planning and chassis engineering managing officer Satoshi...Show More Summary
The new compact hybrids fill untapped niches for convertible and soft-roader hybrids.
Toyota Prius owners often say they think they're saving the environment with their cars, so why not put them more in touch with the environment? The sun and the wind, specifically. That's what the Toyota Aqua Air Concept aims to do. Read more...
What we know as the Toyota Prius C here in North America goes by Toyota Aqua in Japan. And, just as it did in 2011, the automaker has taken advantage of its home Tokyo Motor Show to show off a few variations of products that the Aqua could spawn. The most immediately appealing to our eyes is the red Aqua Air Concept seen up top. Show More Summary
Toyota has launched the car it believes will one day kill off its own Prius, the Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) Concept. Yoshikazu Tanaka, Toyota's deputy chief engineer and the man in charge of the FCV project - the latest iteration of which...Show More Summary
You never know what you may find if you read through public comments on government proposals. That’s how we found a broad hint that the next version of the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid will have a continuous all-electric range of at least 10 miles. Remember that the current car, which the EPA rates at 11 Continue reading ?
The PremiAqua could preview an upscale variant of the Prius C.
Toyota has a great marketing line when it comes to the power of hybrids: "Toyota estimates its hybrids have saved their owners more than 3 billion gallons of gasoline worldwide compared to gasoline-only powered vehicles." We're not going to quibble with that number - it is impressive - but it did raise some questions. Show More Summary
If you are wondering what the “c” stands for in Prius c, think of it as standing for compact, commuter or city. If you are looking for a good city vehicle, the 2013 Toyota Prius c is worth looking at. And if you’ve read any recent reports from Consumer Reports, you’ll get a different viewpoint […]
This past month, it came to light that there were safety concerns linked to three Toyota models: Camry, RAV4 and Prius V. Specifically, each had failed Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash tests; however, these tests exceeded government standards. Show More Summary
Toyota is planning to unveil a handful of sporty concept cars at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, most of them based around its Prius C subcompact. We've already seen the Aqua G Sports (Aqua is the name used for the Prius C in Japan) and now we have a first look at two more concepts, the Aqua Air roadster and Aqua Cross crossover. Of most...
The Toyota Aqua Cross concept – a rugged-looking Prius C with off-road-inspired styling – has been teased ahead of its debut at next week’s Tokyo motor show. The Toyota Prius C-based hybrid city-car crossover concept features metallic underbody protection panels, … Continue reading ? The post Toyota Aqua Cross concept: tough-looking Prius C teased appeared first on CarAdvice.
A sketch of the Toyota Aqua Air concept has surfaced online, previewing a convertible version of the Prius C that’s set to debut at next week’s Tokyo motor show. The image of the pink Prius C cabrio concept first appeared … Continue reading ? The post Toyota Prius C convertible previewed by Aqua Air concept appeared first on CarAdvice.
The all new Honda Fit, which also comes in a hybrid version, might be small, but it's making big waves in its home market, displacing the perennially best-selling Prius hybrid during the month of October.
We know that you know that electric cars weren't invented in the last 20 years—that the GM EV1 (or Toyota Prius, or whatever) wasn't the industry first some members of the general non-Jalop public think it was, and that autos that run on bottled lightning actually date back to the turn of the century. Read more...