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

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 insurance rates. As one southern California resident recently found out, high-thermal-efficiency windows can reflect a significant... read more

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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

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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

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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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2012 Toyota Prius Gets Updated: More Features, Higher Prices

Toyota finally released the pricing and specifications of its 2012 Toyota Prius hatchback yesterday, increasing the starting price of the popular hatchback from $23,520 to... read more December 20, 2011 by 0

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Five Holiday gift Ideas For Hybrid Car Drivers

There’s just over one week left until Christmas, so we hope you’ve done most of your gift shopping to spare you that last-minute holiday rush. But have you got a... read more December 16, 2011 by 0

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Five Reasons Hybrid Cars Are Finally Sexy

Look back a few years, and you’d be forgiven for thinking the only people who wanted to drive a hybrid car were celebrities, leaf-leaning liberals and electric car... read more December 14, 2011 by 3

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Toyota Prius, Honda CR-Z Rumored To Take Part In GT300 Racing Series

Think of Japan’s Super GT Series, and you probably think of highly-tuned race car versions of rear-wheel drive production cars. But in in the 2012 GT300 class, the... read more December 7, 2011 by 0

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, production model

Where Do Hybrid, Electric Cars Sell Best? We Find Out

While hybrid and electric cars are becoming more popular throughout the U.S., it isn’t a secret that buyers in some areas are more keen to buy a hybrid or electric car... read more November 28, 2011 by 6

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Robotic Toyota Prius To Offer Test Rides, Not Drives, At Tokyo Motor Show

For years, Honda has been showcasing the advances made by its ASIMO humanoid robots at auto shows and press events around the world. But now close automotive rival Toyota is... read more November 23, 2011 by 0

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, production model

Will Toyota Prius Hit Gas-Mileage Trifecta: 40, 50 & 60 MPG?

With new corporate average fuel economy rules now taking us to 54.5 mpg by 2025, gas mileage will be the focus of new-car development for years to come. With its 15 years of... read more November 21, 2011 by 6

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Toyota Confirms Sub-$1000 Electric Vehicle Charger, Installation Included

[NOTE: After this article was published, Toyota's Jana Hartline contacted GreenCarReports to note that the price of the charger and installation will "start at $999," and... read more November 3, 2011 by 0

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Toyota Prius Hybrid Gets Phone Connectivity With Toyota Touch

Oscar Wilde once said, "It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information." Now, he might not have said that had he lived in modern times and seen... read more October 31, 2011 by 0

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

More Delays For 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid: Thai Floods Force Toyota To Slow Production

The latest disaster to hit Asia this year may have centered on Thailand rather than Japan, but Japanese automaker Toyota has announced that production volumes of its 2012... read more October 27, 2011 by 0


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