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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

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

last weekVehicles / 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

last weekVehicles / 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

Ford Is Planning A Dedicated Hybrid To Take On The Prius

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

Chevy Volt vs Toyota Prius (VIDEO)

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

Hyundai i30 Hybrid Spied Testing?

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 to rival Toyota Prius with dedicated hybrid from 2018 – report

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

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 [...]

Exclusive: Ford Plans New Hybrid Series To Compete With Toyota Prius - Sources

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

The Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Celebration Of Nürburgring Mediocrity

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

Hacker proves he can unlock a car's doors remotely [w/videos]

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

2014 Lexus CT 200h F Sport Review

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

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 […]

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