Toyota Prius Hybrid Lauded by Consumer Reports Yet Again

December 23, 2013 / No Comments

Despite being flooded with options, with consumer friendly cars and pocket friendly ones, the good old gas-electric hybrid, the  2004 Prius, is still top notch. These models especially reduce pollution, in comparison with non-hybrid vehicles. The latest Consumer Reports sat that hybrids are big time yes for your wallet! The report  named  Toyota Prius hybrid as the  "best overall value for ...

Toyota Next Gen Prius Spy Shots Revealed

May 27, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota has a reputation of being the automotive industry’s standard bearer when it comes to hybrid vehicles. A few spy shots were captured in California and they give out details on the next generation Prius, which would most probably a 2015 model. It seems Toyota has dumped its annual camouflage budget on this mule. The new car comes with the same ...

Plug-in EVs Ahead of Hybrids in Sales

February 25, 2013 / No Comments

Year 2012 has been a good year for electric vehicles. Thinking of the success of Toyota Prius, you need to admit that it is not an overnight achievement. The car launched in the market over a decade ago, and after so many years, it has now turned to be the favorite car in road. But then, what about cars like Nissan ...

Toyota Prius Best Seller in California in 2012

January 28, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota Prius has become the best selling car in California in 2012.The Japanese automaker sold around 60,688 of the hybrid in the U.S. last year. According to USA Today and the California New Cars Dealers Association, in the year 2012, Prius outsold the Honda Civic, the second in the list by about 3,500 units of vehicles. But for automobile lovers, it ...

Prius Drives Into Popularity Terrain Across the Globe

June 1, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota sold 247,230 units of the Prius around the world, that too in the first quarter of this year. Doesn’t this look like a record? Yes it indeed is one. That makes the automobile the world's third-best-selling car model for the first three months of 2012. The sales were considerably higher in the US and Japan. So, Prius is now one ...

Prius Gets Highest Safety Rating From IIHS

May 23, 2012 / No Comments

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the Prius C, the new hybrid from Toyota, for having done well enough and has accorded the model the top award for good performance. Thus the new model joins the Prius and Prius V as IIHS award winners. The new baby in the Prius family has been conferred with a top ranking ...

Toyota Yaris Hybrid is a Cheaper Prius

March 13, 2012 / No Comments

As you all know,Toyota has been under pressure to launch a cheaper version of the famous Prius for some time now. And, you also know that folks at the automaker’s assembly line were lenient enough to come up with a solution. The latest is that the model is coming. Toyota will unwrap their Yaris Hybrid in Geneva. Yaris's base model will be ...

Toyota Ft-Bh Video Elaborates on Amazing Fuel-Efficiency

March 13, 2012 / No Comments

The Toyota FT-Bh Concept was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show and it points at a future fuel-efficient Toyota that could be powered by CNG. The concept could also take the form of a plug-in hybrid, achieving an average of 134.5 mpg and this one looks like a heir to the Prius throne. Driving the hybrid concept is a two-cylinder ...

Toyota’s Affordable Plug-In Hybrids Scheduled for 2011

December 14, 2009 / No Comments

Toyota Motor are planning to start selling plug-in hybrid cars at affordable prices somewhere during 2011. This will give Toyota an edge over General Motors and Nissan Motor, at least if they manage to fulfill their plans. If they do, they can easily become the leaders in the rechargeable cars market.

Rumors Point to Prius Coupe and MPV

October 29, 2009 / No Comments

Rumors about the introduction of a Prius Coupe and MPV refuse to die out. It has long been rumored that Toyota's very successful hybrid car will spawn other models, like a coupe and an MPV. In fact, there were even rumors of the Prius becoming a brand itself, with an entire range of vehicles.