With a faint hum about as loud as a Toyota Prius, 60 feet of transportation history rounds a corner in a Lancaster parking lot.
When it comes to Toyotas, some models (like the Mark X sedan and Harrier crossover) never make it out of Japan. And for the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon, two of Toyota's domestic tuning divisions have made them even more enticing. ContinueShow More Summary
Death Valley. It’s a place known for being a hot-weather testing playground for car manufacturers as they examine their prototypes to see if they can handle the heat. It’s also one of those places you hear about from friends who’ve been to the US and love driving or riding. So on a recent trip to [...]
‘Car hacking’ is increasingly on the minds of the world’s carmakers, and a new report suggests cars that possess the most modern technology are the most susceptible. Wards Auto in the US cites the now well-known Toyota Prius video featuring...Show More Summary
Toyota executives promise a fresh look for the company's iconic hybrid.
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. [...]