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 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 [...]
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
Unnamed sources have stated that Ford is planning to produce a dedicated hybrid specifically to compete with the Toyota Prius sometime around 2018. This would be Ford's first dedicated hybrid car, and not a hybrid that's derived from one of their gasoline models, like the hybrid Fusion, or that Pinto your uncle modified. Read more...
A couple of Via Motors employees decided to have a little fun and see how the two compared on a long commute. They drove 43.3 miles to work, 86.6 miles round trip. While the Volt driver could have plugged in at work, he decided to treat the trip more like it would be at a Chevy Volt vs Toyota Prius (VIDEO) was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
Two Hyundai i30s have been spied during testing in the US this week, accompanied by a Toyota Prius and Prius V. Our spy photographers on the ground report the Korean carmaker is testing a petrol-electric hybrid version of its popular small car, likely evaluating a future tilt at the small hybrid market against the current benchmark. Show More Summary
Ford will introduce its first dedicated hybrid model by the end of 2018, according to a report out of Detroit. Quoting two sources with knowledge of the car maker’s future product plans, Reuters says the hybrid model will be a compact car designed to go head to head with the Toyota Prius. The small petrol-electric [...]
By Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company's plans told Reuters on Wednesday. Show More Summary
You're Toyota. You put out a front-wheel drive hybrid car that manages a totally meaningless 20:59.4 lap time on the 'Ring. What do you do about it? Gloat? Well, you definitely do that, but you also put out a special edition to celebrate this act of driving really slowly. Read more...
It used to be that all it took to steal a car was a slim jim and a deft hand. But as the recent hacks of models like the Toyota Prius and Tesla Model S shows, these days it takes some real technical know-how. Automakers appear to actually...Show More Summary
The 2014 Lexus CT 200h F Sport is a blend of sport combined with fuel-efficiency. Can you really have both? For those who aren’t particularly thrilled with the Toyota Prius, the CT 200h takes Prius efficiency and adds a level of sport that makes driving a hybrid fun. This week we’ll test the 2014 Lexus […]
Sarah Espinosa rammed her 2010 Toyota Prius into the garage door of a Long Island firehouse. In the nick of time, Firefighters rescued her and her reptile passenger.
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman, who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck, faces charges of reckless endangerment and larceny, police said on Tuesday. Sarah Espinosa,...Show More Summary
The Toyota Prius has been around since 2001 and very rarely have we ever used the words "elegant" and "luxurious" to describe it. But Toyota is determined to infuse those two things on the 2015 Prius with the unveiling of the Persona Series Special Edition. Show More Summary
Is the Prius going into "Pimp My Ride" territory? A new official special edition model won't be lowered or have three-wheel motion or anything like that (though that'd be cool), but the world's best-selling hybrid is putting on a few...Show More Summary
Toyota will sell a special edition Prius for the 2015 model year.
By Options Calling: According to a report, Toyota (NYSE:TM) has decided to call off EVs by December 2014. This means no RAV4 EV, Scion iQ EV and, possibly, the Prius PHEV for the world after 2014. Instead, the company will focus on producing Fuel Cell Vehicles. Show More Summary
Toyota is adding a little extra spark to its hybrid Prius for 2015. The Persona Series Special Edition ties in a few unique interior and exterior components to the midlevel Prius Three trim, including 17-inch wheels with a dark metallic...
Package brings new Absolutely Red exterior color, 17-inch dark-metallic wheels.
The all-new Jaguar XE will be at least as fuel efficient as the Toyota Prius when its debuts in September. Jaguar says diesel versions of its forthcoming mid-sized premium model are projected to deliver combined cycle fuel consumption of less than 4.0 litres per 100km. That figure will see the Jaguar XE at least match [...]