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Test Drive: Toyota Prius c a hybrid with personality

Toyota Prius c is a fun way to save fuel if small works for you.

Toyota Prius software fix may reduce fuel efficiency, experts say

When Robert Enger took his Toyota Prius into a dealership for a safety recall, he didn’t expect that his fuel economy would drop. Just six months after buying the new 2013 Prius, Enger learned that the company was recalling it to fix the car’s hybrid electrical system, which was overheating and...

2018 Chevy Cruze LT Diesel Hatch Review

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

There are other affordable high-mileage compact cars out there, but how does a diesel-powered model fit in your plans? It competes in Toyota Prius territory, making it one of the most fuel-efficient compacts on the planet. This week we found the Chevy Cruze diesel variant to be easy-going, surprisingly quiet, comfortable, and composed on the […]

Toyota Prius Alternatives Part 1: Hybrids and a Diesel

The Toyota Prius gets great fuel mileage, but it's boring. Take a look at these fuel-efficient alternatives that are a lot more interesting to drive. Continue reading Toyota Prius Alternatives Part 1: Hybrids and a Diesel Toyota Prius Alternatives Part 1: Hybrids and a Diesel originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:45:00 EST. Show More Summary

EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Electric cars are coming, there’s no stopping it. Here’s a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years. Hyundai Ioniq Electric The Ioniq is Hyundai’s answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric. It’s unclear whether we’ll get both hybrid […]

Subaru PHEV coming later this year using Toyota Prius Prime tech

Subaru plans to release an all-wheel drive PHEV this year based on a current model, using some hybrid internals from the Toyota Prius Prime. Continue reading Subaru PHEV coming later this year using Toyota Prius Prime tech Subaru PHEV...Show More Summary

Toyota failed to fix defect that can cause Prius to overheat and lose power, dealer claims in lawsuit

After Toyota issued a 2016 recall to fix a key electronic component on its Priuses, one of California’s largest dealers said the cars were still coming in after overheating and leaving drivers stranded in traffic. Toyota said the problem on model years 2010-14 had been taken care of with a software...

Reward of Up to $5,000 Offered for Help Nabbing Person Who Threw Dog Onto Highway

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, shocked motorists on I-80 saw someone driving a blue Toyota Prius toss a small white dog, with his back legs tied... The post Reward of Up to $5,000 Offered for Help Nabbing Person Who Threw Dog Onto Highway appeared first on PETA.

Toyota recalls 24,000 vehicles for airbag fix

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Toyota has issued a recall for 23,964 vehicles across its 2015 Corolla, Fortuner, HiLux and Prius model lines over concerns a faulty sensor could cause the airbags to deactivate. According to the Japanese automotive giant, the insulations on the IC chips peel over time on affected cars, creating an open circuit. If the condition occurs, the airbag […]

Toyota Recalling Late-model Prius and Specific Lexus SUVs

Toyota announced a recall of roughly 49,000 vehicles in the United States on Wednesday. Affected models include the 2016 Toyota Prius, the 2016 Lexus RX, and the 2015-2016 Lexus NX crossover. The safety issue involves the airbag systems that could fail due to an electrical problem. Show More Summary

Toyota Issues Recall For Certain Prius And Lexus Vehicles

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Toyota Motor North America, Inc. has announced a safety recall in the United States of approximately 49,000 model year 2016 Prius and Lexus RX vehicles, and model year 2015 and 2016 Lexus NX vehicles. Toyota says the vehicles have air bag systems where an open circuit could be created over time.  If this were to […]

Honda brings back Insight as a "normal" 50+ mpg hybrid sedan

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Honda Insight was the first production hybrid to be sold in the United States, but bowed out of the market as the Toyota Prius dominated sales. Now, the Honda Insight is back, this time with Prius-killing looks to go with its competition-ready...Show More Summary

New Honda Insight hybrid will try to trump Toyota Prius on style

It should get amazing gas mileage with less polarizing looks compared to a Prius        

2019 Honda Insight is your Civic Hybrid replacement, America - Roadshow

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Honda's latest Insight hybrid will debut at the Detroit Auto Show looking different and ready to battle Toyota's Prius.

The Toyota Prius is one of the most important cars of the past 20 years — here's a look back

The Toyota Prius turns 20 this month. It's the most successful hybrid of all time. It's also an unlikely automotive icon. In the history of the automobile, there have been iconic sets of wheels, but only two cars that could truly be called groundbreaking. The Ford Model T — and the Toyota Prius. Sorry, Mustang. Show More Summary

Versatile Adrian Phillips has helped fuel the Chargers' stingy defense as both a linebacker and safety

In searching for an analogy for Adrian Phillips’ dual role on the Chargers — he is part safety, part linebacker — the Prius, Toyota’s signature hybrid car, is suggested. This causes fellow defensive back and locker mate Craig Mager to chuckle. “You move like a Prius,” Mager said. Phillips, the...

Kia Niro Plug-in Looks to One-up the Toyota Prius Prime in One Key Way

Kia’s well-regarded Niro, the boxy, decent looking hybrid five-door that’s a cross between a crossover and a hatch (it doesn’t offer all-wheel drive), spawns a plug-in sibling for 2018. Positioned as a mainstream offering for green yet...Show More Summary

Toyota research claims Australians aren’t ready for PHEVs

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

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 […]

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