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Reader Question: Can I Tow My Prius Behind My RV or Motorhome?

Reader Question: Can I Tow My Prius Behind My RV or Motorhome?

We love reader questions, and occasionally they prompt posts, like this one: I'm thinking of buying a motorhome. Can I tow my 2008 Toyota Prius behind it? Stumped us, so we turned to the good people at Toyota. They sent us excerpts from the Prius owner's manual, complete with many, many, many... read more

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid prototype, tested in November 2010

Toyota Starts Sharing Its Prius Plug-in Prototype

Over the Thanksgiving holiday the team over at were lent a Toytoa Prius Plug-in Prototype to test. The plug-in Prius is one of those cars Toyota... read more November 30, 2010 by  0

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Hybrids Don't Cost More To Repair or Run, But Payback Debatable

It's a concern that comes up over and over: If I buy a hybrid car, won't I have to spend thousands of dollars to replace the battery pack in a few years? The answer is, No... read more November 30, 2010 by  10

2009 Toyota Prius

Toyota To Service, Not Recall, Hybrid Cooling-Pump Components

Toyota plans to service approximately 650,000 of the more than 2 million Prius hybrids it has built to date, to correct a potential flaw in a cooling pump that could cause... read more November 30, 2010 by  1

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid prototype, tested in November 2010

2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: Drive Report

The main thing to understand about the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid is that it's not an "electric car" as many people use the term. Yes, it plugs in to any electric socket to... read more November 29, 2010 by  10

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Gran Turismo Game Goes Green: Virtual Electric Cars

Depending on your demographic, the new PlayStation 3 Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) video game is either your single most essential purchase this year, or a completely baffling piece... read more November 26, 2010 by  5

2011 Coda Sedan, final production version

Everybody Hertz Sometimes: CODA Lifts Mood With Rental Contract

You have to feel a little sorry for CODA automotive. A few months ago the Santa Monica firm was striding towards a December launch of its 2011 Sedan. Then as a prequel to... read more November 22, 2010 by  2

Toyota Prius driver slams into police car, in reverse, during traffic stop. Video:

Video: Really Bad Prius Driver Slams Police Car, Then Tree

For all the grief Toyota Prius hybrid drivers get, you'd think they were some deranged combination of green storm troopers and mentally defective traffic impediments. But... read more November 22, 2010 by  0

Renault Fluence EZ concept, 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

EV Vs Gas Vs Diesel: Breaking Down The Costs

Thanks to the limited availability of electric cars on the market thus far and lack of parity between EV models and their gasoline or diesel counterparts, comparing the... read more November 10, 2010 by  11

2011 Lexus CT 200h

Lexus Surprises With New Lexus CT 200h

Lexus didn’t get as good of a response from debut of the Lexus HS 250h last year as they would have liked, but that seems to have spurred them to make something even... read more October 31, 2010 by  0

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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Honda Electric Car to Make Debut

Honda will jump into the electric-car and plug-in-hybrid fray at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show with a new EV concept. The automaker also confirmed it will lay out the plans... read more October 27, 2010 by  0

2012 Toyota Prius Verso small seven-seat minivan

2012 Toyota Prius Minivan: Better Images From Japan, Via Italy!

Toyota announced a year ago that it would apply the Prius model name not only to the current five-door hatchback, but to other hybrid vehicles as well. The first of these... read more October 26, 2010 by  5

Teaser for Louisiana's new VVC plant

Struggling Startup Carmaker V-Vehicles Names CEO, Renames Itself

Startups are hard. Automaker startups may be harder. But one of the necessary qualities in startups--tenacity--was on display recently from Next Autoworks. New name, new CEO... read more October 18, 2010 by  1

Prius MPV teaser

Toyota Teases New Larger Prius Model Via Facebook

A billboard plastered with puzzle pieces that form a side-view of a current Toyota Prius, backed by a sliver of a slightly larger, taller, and more hatchback-like vehicle... read more October 11, 2010 by  1

NYT tests Google's autonomous Toyota Prius

Cars That Drive Themselves: Google Brings It Closer To Reality

For those that live near San Francisco you might have seen a couple of 2010 Toyota Prius vehicles and possibly an Audi TT with an interesting roof top camera attachment... read more October 10, 2010 by  0

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Sells Its Two-Millionth Prius Hybrid ... And Counting

We missed a milestone a couple of weeks ago: Toyota built and sold its two-millionth Prius hybrid earlier this month. The first-generation Prius, the world's first production... read more October 10, 2010 by  2


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