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2012 Toyota Prius V: Service Alert (Exhaust Actuators)

2012 Toyota Prius V: Service Alert (Exhaust Actuators)

At the end of last week, Toyota quietly announced a service campaign to rectify a potential problem with the exhaust system on the 2012 Toyota Prius V. The voluntary service campaign will focus on weak actuators located within the exhaust heat recovery system on the 2012 Toyota Prius V which, under... read more

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2012 Chevrolet Volt

Is Chevy Volt Vitriol Simply Toyota Prius-Bashing Rehashed?

What goes around comes around, and you need look no further than the auto industry for proof. Model names can be mothballed for decades before reappearing. Features and... read more March 19, 2012 by  4

2012 Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon, test drive in Catskill Mountains, Jan 2012

Toyota Prius Hybrid Demand Rises As Gas Heads Toward $5/Gallon

As gas prices across the U.S. continue an upward march towards $5 per gallon, demand for Toyota Hybrids is now the highest it has been for nearly four years. On Thursday last... read more March 5, 2012 by  3

Toyota Prius Kingdom Ad

Toyota Takes You On Safari To Prius Kingdom, Binoculars Essential

Over the past few years, Toyota has run some pretty unusual ad campaigns for its range of Prius Hybrids, from the cute Harmony TV spot through to the mildly disturbing People... read more February 16, 2012 by  1

San Francisco Ford Hybrid Escape Taxi by Flickr user Ian Fuller

San Francisco: Twice As Many Taxis Burn Half As Much Gas; Here's How

In the past 15 years, the city of San Francisco has doubled the numbers of taxi cabs on its streets, up from 750 vehicles in 1997 to 1,500 this year. But thanks to incentives... read more February 15, 2012 by  0

2012 Toyota Prius C, drive event, La Jolla, CA, Feb 2012

2012 Toyota Prius C So Popular In Japan, Toyota Ups Production

Toyota’s all-new compact hybrid -- the 2012 Prius C -- isn’t due to go on sale for another few months, but that hasn’t stopped it from being an instant hit... read more February 14, 2012 by  2

Nichioh Maru Ship

Nissan Transports 2012 Leafs With Solar-Powered Hybrid Ship

Toyota might be the world’s largest hybrid automaker, but that isn’t stopping rival Japanese automaker Nissan from trying to become the world leader in hybrid... read more February 2, 2012 by  3

The 2012 Toyota Prius. Image: Toyota

It's Not Easy Being Green: Solar Windows 1, Prius 0

As if inattentive drivers, potholes, vandalism and acid rain weren’t enough to worry about, it now seems that urban motorists have one more thing to raise their... read more January 25, 2012 by  10

2003 Toyota Prius

U.S. DoT Sued For Toyota Prius Unintended Acceleration Documents

Five days ago, when we told you the National Academy of Sciences was backing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s findings into unintended acceleration... read more January 25, 2012 by  3

2012 Toyota Prius v

Boulder, Colorado, Loves Hybrids As Much as Los Angeles

Ask most Americans to name a place in the U.S. where hybrid cars are popular, and they’ll probably name somewhere in California, the Pacific Northwest, or Washington... read more January 23, 2012 by  2

2012 Toyota Prius "Relax Cabin"

Take One Toyota Prius, Make Less Aerodynamic, Sleep In It

Japan produces a huge number of incredibly talented cars. You'll be well used to many of them on Green Car Reports, as cars like Toyota's Prius and Nissan's Leaf are regulars... read more January 19, 2012 by  4

Toyota Prius SuperGT, GT300-spec. Image:

Toyota Prius GT300 Race Car Shown At Tokyo Auto Salon

"Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" is a quote that succinctly explains the marketing importance of racing for carmakers. Whether it's as relevant today as it was back in the... read more January 16, 2012 by  0

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Gives 2012 Sonata Hybrid Battery A Lifetime Warranty

What happens if the battery in your hybrid car starts to fail? If your car is still within warranty, you’ll get a replacement battery at no cost to you. If your car or... read more January 13, 2012 by  1

2012 Toyota Prius C launch, Detroit Auto Show

2012 Toyota Prius C: 50-MPG Subcompact Hybrid For $19K, Detroit Auto Show Details

Toyota officially launched the 2012 Prius C compact hybrid hatchback at the Detroit Auto Show. The new car adds a fourth member to the expanding family of Prius hybrid... read more January 10, 2012 by  7

2004-2009 Toyota Prius battery pack, second generation

Life After Death: What Happens When Your Prius Battery Dies

Believe it or not, the humble Toyota Prius has been on sale in the U.S. for 12 years. While many of these original 2000 Priuses are still giving their owners the same gas... read more January 6, 2012 by  12

Prius Racing In Japan

Prius Cup Takes To Formula 1 Track For High-MPG Racing

Take a quick look at photograph of the line up of brightly colored race cars, complete with sponsor decals, crash-helmet-wearing drivers, and it looks like just another car... read more December 26, 2011 by  1


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