Toyota Prius News

Smart Grid’s Silver Spring To Unveil Prius Charging Technology

Smart Grid’s Silver Spring To Unveil Prius Charging Technology

In the latest example of the opportunities created by the rollout of electric vehicles, smart grid networking player Silver Spring Networks announced it will unveil a prototype tomorrow of a charging station enabled with its technology for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (pictured). The... read more

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prototype 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, April 2010

New Toyota Prius Concept To Debut At Detroit Auto Show

The Toyota Prius is expected to have some company in the model line up soon with the anticipated debut of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHV) and the yet named compact minivan... read more December 23, 2010 by  0

Toyota Prius MPV sneak peek

Video: Toyota Previews 2012 Prius MPV Ahead Of Detroit Show

The 2011 Detroit Auto Show holds promise for Prius-lovers, with the first addition to the ubiquitous hybrid brand's family: an MPV, or multi-purpose vehicle. Americans may... read more December 23, 2010 by  3

2008 Toyota Prius

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... read more December 16, 2010 by  4

2011 Toyota Prius

Want To Buy a Toyota Prius Hybrid? This Is The Month To Do It

Auto executives always want you to buy their cars, today. That goes without saying. But it's slightly less common for them to say, in effect, "This is the month to buy... read more December 16, 2010 by  0


Who Buys Electric Cars: Greens, Geeks, or Gloaters?

As any businessman will tell you, understanding your market is the key to selling your product. So as automakers worldwide ramp up electric car production ahead of a mass... read more December 9, 2010 by  4

2011 Toyota Prius

Like the Toytoa Prius? TMC Has More Where That Came From

Toyota has been the reigning king of the hybrid automotive segment pretty much since they introduced the Prius over a decade ago. Speaking of decades the question for a... read more December 5, 2010 by  0

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

2000 Toyota Prius

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

Tesla Roadster - Gran Turismo 5

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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