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

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 vehicle, my wife’s car, had to handle a 16-mile daily commute, occasional 300-mile trips to Vermont (a place of few DC fast... read more

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

2019 Toyota Prius will be restyled to look more like Prime: report

Global sales of compact hatchbacks are hardly surging, and fuel economy for all types of vehicles is steadily improving. Even given those factors, though, the... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Dallas, Texas

For six months, one in five Prius sales has been a plug-in hybrid

A funny thing happened to Toyota Prius hybrid sales last month. Almost one in three Prius hybrids sold in the U.S. were the Prius Prime model—the one with a plug... read more March 2, 2018 by


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius recall in 2014 failed to fix problem, lawsuit says, may have cut mileage

Early in 2014, Toyota filed a voluntary recall notice with the NHTSA to fix a defect in roughly 800,000 third-generation Prius Liftback hybrids sold in the U.S. from 2010... read more February 25, 2018 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius - first drive, Laguna Niguel, CA, Nov 2015

Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

The Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. Launched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel... read more February 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Which plug-in hybrid would you buy today if you had to? Twitter poll results

The Chevrolet Volt, now in its second generation, has long been the king of mass-market plug-in hybrids. With 53 miles of battery range, its electric performance is exceeded... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Which plug-in hybrid would you buy today if you had to? Take our Twitter poll

This has been something of a plug-in hybrid month. Last week we got our first drive in the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which we felt was the first affordable car with... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

Will Toyota Prius Prime outsell Chevy Volt this year?

Compared to the U.S. sales of, say, full-size pickup trucks, the monthly reports on deliveries of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric cars contain some fairly low numbers... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
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What is a Toyota Prius Hellcat? You may not want to know

The huge annual SEMA show for builders and owners of highly customized cars brings out some truly bizarre creations. Only at SEMA will you see vehicles like the one-of-a-kind... read more November 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Dallas, Texas

2017 Toyota Prius Prime real-world gas mileage, electric range review

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. It proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

Toyota Prius owners: Hyundai will give you $1,000 to buy an Ioniq Hybrid

The Toyota Prius is undoubtedly the world's best-known hybrid car, and it's now been in production over four generations for more than 20 years. There have been more than 6... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
1946 Chevrolet pickup Toyota Prius conversion

1946 Chevy pickup truck is world's oldest Prius hybrid. Really.

There are countless tales of classic cars and trucks receiving new life via parts from a completely different automobile. Whether it's an engine swap, a new platform, or a... read more July 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

How does the heat pump work in a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid?

The challenge of reducing the energy used by traditional heating systems in battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars is one automakers still grapple with today. Reduced... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius One: stripped-down hybrid added at lower price

It hasn't been the greatest of years for the Toyota Prius hybrid, the Japanese carmaker's flagship product. The fourth generation hybrid hatchback debuted as a 2016 model... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius

Toyota has now sold 10 million hybrids in 20 years, globally

Toyota has reached yet another significant milestone in global hybrid sales. The Japanese automaking giant has surpassed 10 million hybrid sales globally since the launch of... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

Plug-in hybrids to catch on more quickly than electrics: Toyota

Toyota has been by far the most reluctant of recent converts to the idea that battery-electric vehicles might be practical and desirable. Only within the last year has the... read more February 16, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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