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Toyota Prius AWD-e drive, Hyundai fuel cells, CO2 fines, Audi cameras: Today's Car News

Toyota Prius AWD-e drive, Hyundai fuel cells, CO2 fines, Audi cameras: Today's Car News

We have a first chance to drive the new all-wheel-drive Prius AWD-e. Hyundai plans to build more fuel cells, but not necessarily for cars. Automakers face big fines for missing tight emissions targets for carbon dioxide in Europe. And our first experience driving with side-camera "mirrors" on real... read more

December 13, 2018 by -
 
2019 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius AWD-e: Going light on the rear motor helps it hit 50 mpg

The all-wheel drive version of the Toyota Prius introduced last week at the LA Auto Show earns an astoundingly good EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg combined—nearly as... read more December 7, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

VW's last engines, Toyota batteries, Ford names: Today's Car News

VW announced that it is now designing the last combustion engines it will sell. Ford trademarks two possible names that could go on its upcoming electric SUV. Toyota explains... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Prius

Lithium-ion vs. nickel-metal hydride: Toyota still likes both for its hybrids

Toyota continues to stay the course with nickel-metal hydride battery cells for many of its hybrid vehicles, even though most other hybrid vehicles from other brands have... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2020 Toyota Corolla, 2018 LA Auto Show

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid aims for 50 mpg—Prius tech meets frugal mainstream

With the introduction of a 50-mile-per-gallon Corolla Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota is keeping true to a mission it undertook a long time ago: democratizing... read more November 28, 2018 by


 
2018 Mazda3

Toyota hybrids, Rivian electric SUV, Byton, and Trump: Today's Car News

Today's updates are all about new models from the LA auto show, including new electrics from startup automakers Rivian and Byton, a new all-wheel-drive version of the Toyota... read more November 28, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius AWD-e earns 50 mpg with all-weather treads

If you want one of the highest-mileage non-plug-in vehicles on the market—like the Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, or Honda Insight, there’s been one quite... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

Commentary: How the media may have punctured plug-in hybrids' balloon

Plug-in hybrids can offer most of the environmental benefits of long-range electric cars with less cost for giant batteries or range worries. So why don't they sell better?... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla news, VW pricing, electric Harley, and Best Car To Buy: The Week in Reverse

Who will fill the role of Tesla's chairman to replace Elon Musk? Which cars made the list of finalists for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy for 2019? This is our look back... read more November 10, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

All-wheel-drive Prius, low-priced VWs, expensive Autopilot: Today's Car News

VW announces that its new electric lineup will be priced as low as gasoline vehicles. Tesla raises prices on Autopilot following a two-week free trial. Toyota hints that it... read more November 9, 2018 by


 
All-wheel drive Toyota Prius teased

Toyota teases all-wheel-drive Prius for LA auto show debut

Toyota has teased what is probably an all-wheel-drive Prius, slated for introduction at the Los Angeles auto show late this month. In studying the picture the company teased... read more November 9, 2018 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2015

Toyota recalls 2016-2018 Prius models for fire risk

Toyota is launching one of its largest recalls on one of its most popular models—the Prius hybrid. Covering all Toyota Prius and Prius Plug-in models built between June... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
In the end, we chose a Prius Prime

Follow-up: In the end, I bought a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

In an article last fall, I reached out to the GCR readers for a suggestion for what plug-in vehicle I should buy to complement my 84-mile range 2015 Nissan LEAF. The new... read more June 14, 2018 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Dallas, Texas

2018 Toyota Prius Prime, Tesla Model 3 take awards for lowest environmental and social impact

Rating cars isn't just about acceleration times—or at least it shouldn't be. Unlike other car rating organizations, the Automotive Science Group rates cars according to... read more June 4, 2018 by


 
2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

Toyota may let mechanics repair faulty recall inverters on older Prius

Toyota may supply independent mechanics with parts and instructions for repairing, but not replacing, potentially faulty inverters on certain 2014 Prius models, Green Car... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
2001 Toyota Prius Sedan

Jay Leno says Toyota Prius will someday be collectible

Sometimes, people collect the strangest things. Not to rain on anybody's parade, but Cabbage Patch kids, and old cell phones, really? Jay Leno, famous car collector as well... read more May 1, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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