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2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed. The most important improvement, perhaps, is that the Prime now offers a third seat in the center-rear, making it a five-passenger car... read more

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Toyota Corolla Hybrid rated 52 mpg: Why Toyota says it won't cannibalize Prius sales

Last week the U.S. EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup. They include a confirmation of what Toyota had claimed when it introduced the... read more February 12, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

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... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e XLE  -  First Drive  -  Wisconsin, December 2018

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e: First drive of 50-mpg all-weather hybrid

Between the unexpectedly wild styling, the very wide model range, the Prius Prime plug-in, and now the all-wheel-drive 2019 Prius AWD-e, it seems that Toyota has opted for a... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

Electric-car and climate-change tipping points, Prius details, Audi e-tron drive: The Week in Reverse

Which automaker made a commitment to end gas engine production (eventually)? What electric car may finally have gotten a name? This is our look back at the Week In... read more December 8, 2018 by


 
Rivian S1T, 2018 LA Auto Show

Audi e-tron first drive, how to buy a Rivian, Toyota Prius AWD-e tech: Today's Car News

We had the first chance to drive the new electric Audi e-tron quattro SUV. Startup electric truck-maker Rivian says it plans to follow Tesla's lead in selling cars directly... read more December 7, 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


 

 
 

 
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