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Toyota Denies Prius Range To Go All Plug-In Hybrid By 2014

Toyota Denies Prius Range To Go All Plug-In Hybrid By 2014

In about a year’s time Toyota will launch the long-awaited plug-in hybrid version of its top-selling Prius, selling it alongside the regular version of the Prius that’s already available today. According to a new report from Japan’s Nikkei business daily, however, Toyota may make... read more

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U.S. Toyota Prius Sales Top One-Million Mark

Toyota announced today that it's sold more than one million of its Toyota Prius hybrid vehicles. The Prius went on sale in the U.S. market nearly eleven years ago, and while... read more April 5, 2011 by 2

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Want To Clean Up The Planet? Spay Your Pet, THEN Buy a Prius

Cutting carbon emissions is complex. And there are a lot of myths and misinformation out there. The effective impact of some actions--reusing your grocery bags, for... read more April 5, 2011 by 1

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2011 Denver Auto Show: Toyota Displays CNG-Powered and Plug-In Hybrid Concepts

This year’s 2011 Denver Auto Show (DAS) has a lot to offer consumers from demonstrations to manufacturer ride and drives to concept vehicles that will “fuel the... read more March 31, 2011 by 0

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Who Knew? A Car Battery Is the World's Most Recycled Product

A concern raised over upcoming electric-drive cars--the all-electric 2011 Nissan Leaf, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid--is what happens to... read more March 31, 2011 by 23

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Video: Toyota Prius Cranks Up The Crazy With Two Record-Breaking Days

Spring has sprung for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In. The highly anticipated hybrid recently began making the rounds with critics, so it's not surprising that Toyota chose the... read more March 25, 2011 by 0

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Driven

When the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid goes on sale about this time next year, it will be the first mass-production vehicle from Toyota that plugs in. Yet, despite that, the... read more March 25, 2011 by 20

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: By The Numbers, Would It Work For You?

Over six days of driving—limited to around-town trips—we put about 103 miles on a fleet-test Toyota Prius Plug-In, averaging 90.8 miles per gallon. In that time... read more March 24, 2011 by 15

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Impressions: Why It Needs An EV Button

For those who travel very short distances, the Toyota Prius Plug-In could almost be thought of as an electric car. With a battery pack that's about 5 kW-hr—many times... read more March 18, 2011 by 3

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Elusive Cheapest Toyota Prius I Model Remains Unavailable

Gas prices are rising, so you'd think that the 2011 Toyota Prius hybrid would be the car of the moment. But with car production halted in Japan following the earthquake and... read more March 16, 2011 by 1

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Toyota Total For Hybrid Vehicles Passes 3 Million & Counting

Late last month, Toyota announced that it had delivered its 3-millionth hybrid-electric vehicle, with 3.03 million sold as of February 28. Of that total, almost 2.2 million... read more March 15, 2011 by 0

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Drive Report: BYD F3DM, Chinese Plug-In Hybrid Needs Work

Chinese auto giant BYD is one of the world’s leaders in the field of hybrid vehicles, having been the first in the market with a mass-produced plug-in hybrid back in... read more March 14, 2011 by 1

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Barrier To Buying Green: Electric Cars And Hybrids Confusing

Think car buyers understand what a hybrid is, or a plug-in electric car? Think again. A new survey conducted by research firm Synovate finds that many of almost 1,900 new-car... read more March 11, 2011 by 11

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You'll Pay $700 More For Gasoline This Year (If You're Average)

According to the Department of Energy, the average U.S. household will pay $700 more for gasoline this year than it did in 2010. In a weekly review of the oil market, the... read more March 10, 2011 by 6

BMW ActiveE at 2011 Geneva Motor Show, photo by Robert Llewellyn

2011 Geneva Motor Show Through A Convert's Eyes: Guest Post

by Robert Llewellyn I was only there for one day, and I'm still recovering; car shows are fairly energy sapping events. Everyone I met in Halle 7 said the same thing, "Oh... read more March 4, 2011 by 3

James Cameron, Suzy Amis with 2011 Chevy Volt at Global Green Pre-Oscar Party, Feb 2011

Could Chevy Volt Plug-In Displace Prius Hybrid On Red Carpets?

It all started with Leonardo DiCaprio, who showed up at the foot of the red carpet in his very own Toyota Prius. Within a couple of years, alighting from a Prius hybrid--or... read more February 24, 2011 by 2


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