Toyota Australia is sticking firm on its call to not sell the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in Australia, preferring to focus on the ‘regular’ Prius and Corolla hybrids with comparatively old-hat but more affordable technology. As such, it’s allowing fellow mass-market brands Mitsubishi and Hyundai to establish an early ascendancy in a fledgling market […]
Both suffered from lagging sales.
Both suffered from lagging sales.
Late last week, Toyota announced it will conduct separate U.S. safety recalls of around 28,600 C-HR crossovers from the 2018 model year and approximately 39,900 Prius Plug-in Hybrids from 2012-2015. For the affected C-HRs, there’s a possibility that the electronic parking brake might not operate properly. Show More Summary
Okay, the “V” stood for “versatility,” but the largest Toyota Prius family member’s obvious usefulness hasn’t earned it a lasting place in the American automotive landscape. After arriving for the 2012 model year, the lengthened hybrid, which boasted 50 percent more interior volume than its Prius sibling, will disappear from the U.S. Show More Summary
Nearly 70,000 models covered in separate safety campaigns.
You can get a Prius that goes two miles on battery power, or a Prius Prime plug-in that goes 20-25 miles. Both get 53-54 mpg, and the price difference is less than $1,000. The choice shouldn't be hard. The post Toyota Prius Prime Review: The Best Deal in a Toyota Hybrid appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Like it or not, bias is always going to be a concern whenever consuming any sort of media. Efforts can be made to present fair and balanced reporting on any issue, but the problem is, quite simply, that news organizations are made up of people who hold their own opinions. Show More Summary
Toyota engineers are out testing the next-generation Prius V (a Prius+ in other markets), and judging by our spy shots of a test mule the vehicle is set to ditch the minivan bodystyle of the current model in favor of a crossover SUV form—a smart move considering the current craze for high-riding vehicles. The front of the tester features the...
Global plug-in electric vehicle sales were up 46% year-on-year during the first half of 2017 (as compared to the first half of 2016), according to the most recent figures from our friends over at EV-Volumes Tesla Model S, Nissan LEAF,...Show More Summary
A crash outside a London museum that injured 11 people was not terror-related, police have said. A black Toyota Prius hit the people outside the Natural History Museum in Exhibition Road, South Kensington. Video footage that emerged on Twitter showed a man, believed to be the driver, being restrained on the ground. The Metropolitan Police […]
There’s still a lot of confusion about the different types of electrified vehicles out there. National newspapers regularly mix up hybrids such as the Toyota Prius with pure electric cars such as Teslas. Government agencies and academics serve up an ever-growing alphabet soup of acronyms (HEVs, PEVs, BEVs, FCVs, ULEVs, PZEVs and many more). Show More Summary
Toyota is attempting to morph itself into an edgier, bolder, and sexier brand — to varying degrees of success. However, much of the company’s makeover has been purely cosmetic. The exception is Gazoo Racing, the automaker’s motorsport division and new in-house performance arm behind Toyota’s GR-series passenger cars. Show More Summary
Even the Prius will get tuned, but no mention of Supra, in case you were wondering Continue reading Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
As part of a larger group of automotive publications, TTAC has access to a variety of content. We wanted to bring you some of the unique content we think lives up to TTAC’s standards and offers legitimate insight or a properly critical viewpoint to car evaluation. Show More Summary
How about that colour? I told you, guys – aqua is back, baby! No, I’m not referring to the JDM moniker for this car (it’s called the Toyota Aqua in Japan), but the Aquamarine paint on the just-updated 2018 Toyota Prius C, which actually gets more than just a lick of paint in this, its […]
Toyota Prius c is a fun way to save fuel if small works for you.
In my opinion, this vehicle is a good solution for urban driving, tight streets and small parking spots. Secondly, it is the least expensive Toyota hybrid with thousands of satisfied owners. I will introduce to you the new 2018 Toyota Prius C. The new edition is unexpectedly roomy inside and a direct steering is also … The post 2018 Toyota Prius C appeared first on CarsFeatured.
Remember that BS news story from around 2005 about a Hummer being greener to own than a Toyota Prius over the life of the car? That story got debunked less than a year later, as — even by 2006 standards — the Prius is a pretty clean car. Show More Summary
A suspect deliberately drove a car at police outside Buckingham Palace and then "reached for a 4ft sword", the Metropolitan Police have said. Three officers were injured after tackling a man who drove a blue Toyota Prius at a marked police vehicle on Friday night. Show More Summary