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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will start at $29,270, and will be offered in only two of the four trim levels available for its gasoline counterpart. That base price--which includes a $900 destination charge--buys a RAV4 Hybrid XLE, one step up from the base LE trim level offered on gasoline models... read more

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2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover on test drive, Southern California, Nov 2011

2013 Mazda CX-5 Kicks Compact Crossover Gas Mileage Higher

Let's face it: If you want the best gas mileage in a compact or mid-size all-wheel drive crossover, you have to go hybrid. But hybrids are still more expensive than gasoline... read more November 21, 2011 by  4

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Prototype

Want a <strike>2012 Toyota Rav4</strike> 2012 Scion IQ EV? You Won’t Be Able To Buy One (UPDATE)

[Since this story was published, we've had a comment from Cindy Knight, Toyota Public Affairs Manager confirming that Toyota will be making the 2012 Toyota RAV4EV available... read more July 18, 2011 by  26

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV powered by Tesla, at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

2010 LA Auto Show: Toyota-Tesla RAV4 EV, Under the Hood

There's a lot we don't know about the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV that Japan's largest automaker is prototyping with Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors. That includes the battery... read more November 18, 2010 by  3

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV powered by Tesla, at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Powered By Tesla

As they say, everything old is new again. Fourteen years after it launched its very first RAV4 crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota returned to LA to launch an... read more November 17, 2010 by  6

Toyota RAV4 facelift for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Toyota Shows Teaser Pictures

Yesterday, with just one week to go before the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota released a few teaser pictures of the much-anticipated love-child of Toyota and Tesla - and... read more November 11, 2010 by  4

Toyota RAV4 facelift for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

Toyota To Pay Tesla $60 Million For RAV4 Electric Components

What does it cost to develop an electric vehicle these days? In the case of the upcoming electric Toyota RAV4 crossover, $60 million. At least, that's the amount that Toyota... read more October 15, 2010 by  0

GM EV1 Anti-Crush Protests,  Screenshot, Who Killed The Electric Car?

Can Electric Cars Be Hurt By Bitter Electric-Car Advocates?

Every political or social movement has its cross to bear. Every trend has a stereotype from which to break free. So it seems time to ask, is the public image of electric cars... read more October 8, 2010 by  18


California Approves $1.9 Million Upgrade To Electric Car Chargers

It’s tough being at the cutting edge of technology. Just like the early days of the video cassette or more recently, the high-definition DVD wars a technology becomes... read more September 28, 2010 by  11

Toyota RAV4e electric vehicle, San Francisco, March 2010

BREAKING: Toyota-Tesla RAV4 EV Will Debut At LA Auto Show This Fall

Back in the pre-Internet dominated world of journalism, news stories were passed down from tip-offs, official press releases and the wires service. But in the twenty-first... read more September 13, 2010 by  1

How Green Is My Plug-In, illustration by Holly Lindem

Electric Vehicles: As Clean As The Grid Powering Them

Electric vehicles are zero emissions, right? That's a rhetorical question. As I'm sure most of you are aware, that statement is only correct up to a point. Most electric... read more July 21, 2010 by  11

Toyota RAV4 facelift for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

BREAKING: Tesla and Toyota Announce Joint Electric RAV4 Project

Ending weeks of speculation, Tesla and Toyota announced today that they plan to develop an all-electric version of Toyota's RAV4 small crossover, using Tesla's battery and... read more July 16, 2010 by  2

Toyota RAV4e electric vehicle, San Francisco, March 2010

Are Tesla And Toyota Re-Electrifying RAV4EV, Going Supercar?

 We've known for some time that Toyota and Tesla are planning on working together on an EV, despite protests to the contrary. But with two separate rumors breaking today... read more July 15, 2010 by  4

Toyota RAV4e electric vehicle, San Francisco, March 2010

Electric-Car Drive Report: 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV Crossover

One of the best parts of the electric-vehicle world is the camaraderie. Someone knows someone who passes us along to a friend who knows a guy ... you know the story. Which is... read more July 7, 2010 by  6

Used car salesman

What Will The True Residual Value of a Used EV Be? Toyota May Provide the Answer.

If you're lucky you may already be on a waiting list for the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Or perhaps you've decided to get the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. If your next car is electric it could... read more June 15, 2010 by  16


Hawaii: Island Paradise for Electric Vehicles As Well As People

You'd be forgiven for thinking Hawaii is the center of the electric vehicle universe. Wednesday, Nissan announced it would be one of the first markets for the 2011 Leaf... read more May 7, 2010 by  1


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