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Why Toyota’s Scion Brand Isn’t Planning A Hybrid Or Electric Car Anytime Soon

Why Toyota’s Scion Brand Isn’t Planning A Hybrid Or Electric Car Anytime Soon

Toyota’s Scion small-car brand has been called a laboratory; and it seems like the perfect testbed for new plug-in hybrid or full electric-car products. Yet you won’t see any of those from the brand—not even hybrids—in the lineup anytime soon. The reason why is that the... read more

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Scion iM Concept at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Scion iM Concept Previews New Compact Five-Door Hatchback

After a couple of teases, Scion finally unveiled a concept car that's in reality a thinly-disguised version of its first new mainstream production model in several years... read more November 19, 2014 by 


 
Scion iM Concept to be shown at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Scion iM Concept: Compact Five-Door Hatchback For LA Auto Show

One week from today, Scion will take the wraps off a concept car that's a thinly disguised version of its first new production car in several years. The Scion iM Concept, to... read more November 12, 2014 by 


 
Scion iM concept teaser image

Scion iM Concept Car Teased Before Los Angeles Auto Show Debut

Established 10 years ago to attract young, hip buyers, Toyota's Scion brand hasn't been attracting much of anyone lately. Its sales have remained low even as the new-car... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
2013 Toyota Auris Hybrid (European market)

Struggling Scion To Get Mazda2-Based Sedan, Auris-Based Hatchback, In Future?

Scion, the supposedly hip, youth-oriented brand established 10 years ago by Toyota, hasn't had a new volume model in seven years. Its overall sales fell last year even as the... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Scion iQ

Toyota's Trendy Scion Small-Car Brand To Get New Products, After Long Drought

Be honest: Have you ever thought about buying a Scion? Toyota's trendy small-car brand has been distinctly neglected over the past several years, and fewer buyers each year... read more April 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Scion iQ

Want A 2014 Scion iQ? Buy One Now; It May Die Next Year

Scion's slow-selling iQ minicar might not be long for this world, and the news has come from an unusual source. Aston Martin chief Ulrich Bez has revealed to Autocar that the... read more October 29, 2013 by 


 
2013 Scion iQ

Cheapest Car To Own Over Five Years? Scion iQ, Says KBB

What motivates you to buy a green car? For some, it's the desire to do just a little to help the environment. For others, it might be the technology. Some may simply want to... read more February 5, 2013 by  6


 
2012 Scion iQ

2012-2013 Scion iQ Recalled For Safety System Flaw

Toyota has announced a voluntary recall of Scion iQ vehicles from the 2012 and 2013 model years. In all, some 11,200 vehicles are affected. The recall centers around the... read more November 8, 2012 by  0


 
TGMY electric Toyota GT 86 prototype - Image courtesy of Technologic Vehicles

An Electric Toyota GT 86? Yes, But From A Tuning Shop

Toyota has hinted at the launch of an electric sports car in the past, and even has a couple of prototypes out testing, including one based on its legendary 2000GT. However... read more November 8, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Scion IQ Streetview Car

Forget The Prius: 2012 Scion iQ Takes Google Street View Where Other Cars Can’t

When computer software giant Google first unleashed its camera-equipped Streetview cars in the U.S. to photograph and map her roads, it chose the humble Toyota Prius as its... read more June 14, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Scion iQ, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012

Scion iQ Hybrid Possible - Report

In U.S. trim, the 2012 Scion iQ is capable of delivering fuel economy as high as 36 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Those numbers are based on the iQ’s... read more June 11, 2012 by  6


 
2012 Scion iQ, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012

2012 Scion iQ: The 37-MPG Minicar We Wish We Liked Better

Small cars are fun to drive--or at least they should be. But there may be a law of diminishing returns in adapting the very smallest cars from Asia and Europe to the U.S... read more May 23, 2012 by  14


 
2012 Scion iQ  -  Driven, April 2012

2012 Scion iQ: Best Non-Hybrid Gas Mileage? Not In Real World

Although a very small niche group might see minicars like the Scion iQ and Smart Fortwo as a fashion statement, or as a way to reap special parking or commuting benefits, for... read more May 11, 2012 by  10


 
2012 Scion iQ - First Drive

So Who Exactly Buys A Scion iQ Minicar? Now Toyota Knows

Scion has revealed that as much as 60 percent of Scion iQ buyers are new to Toyota, fulfilling Scion's brief of drawing in younger buyers. The figure is important for Toyota... read more May 9, 2012 by  9


 
2012 Scion iQ

Young? Trendy? Buy A 2012 Scion iQ, Get A PlayStation Vita

Incentives are nothing new in the world of car buying. Discounts here, extended warranties there--we've all made use of them at some stage. When you're targeting a car... read more May 2, 2012 by  1


 

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