Scion News

  • 2010 Scion tC Release Series 6.0

    Citing Hybrid Technology As To Expensive, Scion Remains Gas Powered

  • 2010 Honda Insight - front three-quarter
    Honda and Scion Struggle Seeking Small-Hybrid Sweet Spot

    Before either car launched, the 2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Honda Insight were viewed as natural rivals. Would the third generation of Toyota's definitive hybrid be threatened by Honda's "least expensive hybrid", which too offered five doors and good gas mileage? What a difference a year makes...

  • Toyota iQ road test by Vicki Butler-Henderson
    Video: 2011 Scion iQ Thrashed, Slalomed, and Drifted While Shopping

    We're eagerly waiting for the 2011 Scion iQ to be launched in production form. That may be at next month's Detroit Auto Show or April's New York Auto Show, where the concept version landed from the sky last year. Sold in the rest of the world as the Toyota iQ, the 2011 iQ will go on sale in the...

  • 2009 Honda P-NUT Concept
    Honda P-NUT Concept Takes On Smart ForTwo and Scion iQ

    The smallest Honda sold in the U.S. is the 2010 Honda Fit, lauded for its almost infinite combination of interior configurations as well as its sporty driving and handling. But while Honda makes cars even smaller than the Fit for Asian and European markets, it hasn't sold them here. Its latest...

  • Ecolo Green Car Wash - very dirty Scion xD
    Green Car Wash: Less Than One Glass of Water For a Whole Car?

    It's Friday, so it's time to dig deep into the random roundup box. Today we have just one item, and it comes with an intriguing question: Could you wash your car with just a single glass of water? That's the premise of a new product called Ecolo Green Car Wash, from a company in...

  • 2010 scion iq concept 009
    2011 Scion iQ To Go On Sale By End of Next Year

    In March, when Toyota unveiled a concept version of the 2011 Scion iQ at the New York Auto Show, it said only that it was studying the idea of bringing the "micro-subcompact car" into the US. Now it looks like the iQ will arrive by September or October of 2010. That's a few months earlier than the...

  • 2009 Scion xD Release Series 2.0

    Whenever a car company releases a green car, especially if it's a hybrid, it's usually shown in a green color. The first several thousand Ford Escape Hybrids all seemed to come in a kind of pale metallic green, and other makers use similar colors. Now Toyota's mischievous little brother, Scion, has released its own green car. Meaning, it's really green. As in, that same pale green paint. Nope, it's not a hybrid. It's just ... green. The 2009 Scion xD Release Series 2.0, to give it its full and cumbersome official name, is offered only in exclusive Electric Wasabi green exterior paint. (Wasabi...

  • 2008 Dodge Zeo Concept
News First Drives Electric Cars Hybrids Guides Green Life