Here’s one way to deal with the insane housing costs in California’s Bay Area: ditch your home altogether. That’s exactly what Kristin Hanes did for four months last year. The outdoorsy 35-year-old slept in a “cozy” Toyota Prius as well as in a tent in various campgrounds, all the while working full time at KGO, an AM radio station in San Francisco. Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When you think of hybrid vehicles what is the first one that comes to mind? Yep, it’s the Toyota Prius, the top-selling hybrid in America. But the new Prius, which we just recently reviewed, isn’t for everyone. Enter the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid. If you want a more conventional sedan with abundant cabin space, but […]
The short-lived Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid was never a popular vehicle, and the subject of one man’s lawsuit could answer why. A suit filed against Toyota in an eastern Michigan court claims the plaintiff’s 2012 Prius Plug-in didn’t come close to offering the meager advertised range of the upgraded hybrid, CarComplaints reports. Show More Summary
My 2003 Toyota Prius still has a tape deck! What new head unit do I want?
After seven weeks of serving as a city commuter, it was time to give our long-term 2016 Toyota Prius a lash on the open road. Yeah, yeah – we know the idea of hybrids is that they work better around town. That’s the beauty of a petrol-electric drivetrain like the 1.8-litre hybrid in the Prius: it […]
Right now, if you want an alternative-fuel vehicle, you have to pick from offerings that either require gasoline or an electrical outlet. The gas-electric hybrid and the battery-powered car — your Toyota Priuses, Chevy Volts, and Teslas...Show More Summary
The fuel economy of the new fourth-generation Prius is better than the departing model, and a new multilink rear suspension upgrades the ride quality.
A steep decline in Prius sales and low gas prices are signs that Tesla sales may become worse.
Toyota has pushed back the launch dates of its next-generation Prius plug-in hybrid, spelling a black Christmas for environmentally conscious motorists. According to Reuters, the model — known as the Prius Prime in the U.S. — won’t bow this fall in Japan, and production will be cut back to match reduced demand. Show More Summary
Toyota delays the Prius Prime launch in Japan, and Google releases its monthly self-driving-car report.
What was once slated for fall will now be arriving in winter. Hopefully.
Toyota is reducing initial production of the Japanese market Prius PHV – North America's Prius Prime – and delaying its introduction from fall to winter. Continue reading Toyota Prius Plug-In delayed for Japanese market Toyota Prius Plug-In delayed for Japanese market originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:14:00 EDT. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday that it would delay the global launch of its plug-in Prius gasoline hybrid model to winter. It had planned to start selling the car in Japan, North America and Europe around autumn. Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net I almost turned down this Prius Hybrid tester due to a busy schedule and not being too excited about the car. I’ve never been a fan of the hybrid model but was pleasantly surprised after spending a week with the new, fuel-stingy compact. Once I received the vehicle, my expectations changed as I looked at […]
Last year, I committed automotive heresy for a car guy: I bought a Toyota Prius. In the world of auto enthusiasts, few vehicles have been viewed with as much scorn. The innovative gas-electric hybrid is considered a high-tech transportation...Show More Summary
Your mileage may vary, indeed. Continue reading Toyota Prius Plug-in lawsuit claims EV range was false advertising Toyota Prius Plug-in lawsuit claims EV range was false advertising originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:28:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The class-action lawsuit claims actual range is around eight miles.
The Honda Accord gets 49 MPG in the city? I’ve been a big fan of the popular mid-size sedan for years, but I never considered it a viable rival to the Toyota Prius — the go-to vehicle for today’s hypermiler. That is, until I recently drove the 2017 Honda Accord [...]
Behold the Toyota Racing Development Prius Hybrid, because that’s actually not a contradiction in terms or an oxymoron. Apparently. [Photo: Kat Callahan/Jalopnik] Read more...
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