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Watch A Prius Flip Out Of The Way To Avoid Ruining A Replica Bugatti

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Driving a vintage car, even a replica on public roads is always a bit scary. All it takes is one barreling minivan to just go about and ruin everything. So when said minivan barreled into a Toyota Prius, the squidgy hybrid valiantly flipped from its designated path, right before it smashed into a re-created Bugatti Type 35B. Read more...

BMW i3 Sales Are Surprisingly Strong

This is not your local electricity provider’s Nissan Leaf. It is not your eclectic neighbour’s Chevrolet Volt. It is not your own personal Toyota Prius Plug-In. The BMW i3 has a base price of $42,300 (destination and handling included) and is driven up to $46,150 with a range-extending 647cc 2-cylinder. Show More Summary

2014 Toyota Prius Review

"The 2014 Toyota Prius hybrid is spacious and its extreme efficiency is impressive, but you have to put up with a noisy, bumpy ride and an interior that's showing its age," said reviewer Mike Hanley. Check out Hanley's review...

2014 Toyota Prius Video

If we said the Toyota Prius hybrid is as remarkable as any ol' Ferrari or Lamborghini, some of you might be dismissive, to put it politely. But reviewer Mike Hanley argues that, in its fifth year, the fuel-sipping 2014...

Future Mainstream Automotive Tech, Poll Results

The first hybrid sold in America? If you said the Toyota Prius you’d be be wrong. Seven months before the Prius went on sale in the US, Honda introduced the 2-seat 3-door 3-cylinder Insight hybrid in December 1999. For perspective, in 1999 GM produced 457 of the second generation EV1s. In...

Why Hybrid and Electric Cars Have Lost Their Spark

The Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius, BMW i3, and other electrified cars were projected to take over an ever-increasing chunk of the auto market. Only sales have gone flat in 2014. What happened?

2014 Toyota Prius C Review

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Two and a half years after its introduction to our market, the Toyota Prius C has clearly established itself as the most popular model in the Japanese brand’s dedicated hybrid family. Australia’s smallest and cheapest hybrid outsells the seven-seat Prius V two to one, and more than triples sales of the regular Prius small car. [...]

Poll: Which Vehicle Technology Will Become Mainstream Within Two Decades?

Toyota first began selling the Prius hybrid in Japan in December 1997 — nearly 20 years ago. This form of hybrid is now mainstream, cars from many manufacturers offer some form of hybrid. In all these an internal combustion engine (ICE) comes on the drive the wheels, as needed. Batteries are...

The Honda Insight Is Dead: Here’s Why

More than two years after American Honda last produced meaningful sales volume with its first Insight, a second Insight arrived to tackle the Toyota Prius head-on. Only it didn’t, because it couldn’t. The Insight’s death was reported here at the end of last month. Show More Summary

Video: Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid…To Plug In Or Not?

With the Prius Plug-In, Toyota now offers the ability to drive up to 11 all-electric miles, though this ad makes it clear you don't have to plug in Video: Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid…To Plug In Or Not? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

2014 Toyota Prius Real-World Cargo Space

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Compared to its midsize sedan hybrid competitors, the Toyota Prius hatchback's cargo space is a winner with 21.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the folding backseat, a feature some sedans lose in their transformation to a hybrid. Throw in...

Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working on Prius-Killing Hybrid Cars

The internet is abuzz with news that Ford and Hyundai are currently working on new dedicated hybrid models that will compete with the top-selling Toyota Prius. Both Ford and Hyundai do currently offer hybrid models, but none of them have been designed from

Ford Plans Hybrid to Rival Prius

Ford plans to release a new hybrid vehicle in 2018 to compete against the Toyota Prius and help the Detroit automaker meet federal mileage standards, according to media reports. The Ford hybrid, beginning as a 2019 model-year car, could eventually be offered with several different body styles and different versions of the car’s gasoline-elecrtic drivetrain, […]

Audi A3 e-tron: Australian Hands-On

Hybrid petrol-electric cars are evolving at a rapid pace, but early examples like Toyota’s Prius weren’t as earth-changing and fuel-saving as we’d all hoped. Ingolstadt is taking care of that last point, though — it doesn’t want to be...Show More Summary

Ford Planning Hybrid Range Aimed At Toyota Prius: Report

Ford is believed to be developing a new petrol-electric hybrid system, destined to power a new model aimed at Toyota Prius buyers. A new report with Reuters claims that sources familiar with Ford’s plans said the new model would be the carmaker’s first “dedicated” hybrid, rather than a hybrid variant of an existing model. Show More Summary

How Ford Motor Company Will Take On Toyota's Prius

An all-new Ford hybrid will be aimed directly at Toyota's big-selling Prius.

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Is the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid just a big Prius or much more? Brian Cooley drives the sleek new SUV and checks the tech.

Hyundai planning dedicated Prius, Prius V competitors – report

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Hyundai could preempt Ford’s challenge to the Toyota Prius hybrid with its own dedicated petrol-electric model. Yesterday we reported on Ford’s alleged plans to bring a dedicated Prius rival to market by 2018, but it’s possible that the Korean giant may beat the blue oval with its own Prius fighter. AutoGuide has published photos of [...]

Ford’s Also Readying A Prius Fighter, But Don’t They Already Have One?

Our Ford sources have confirmed a Reuters report that claims Ford is readying a new lineup of dedicated hybrids to take on the Toyota Prius. The new range, set to debut in late 2018, will ride on the next-generation C-platform that underpins the current Ford Escape and Focus. Show More Summary

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