0

While news is pending for the U.S. market, Hyundai says its Korean-market Ioniq surpasses fuel economy for a 2015 Prius, while the jury is out in comparison to the new 2016 Prius. The ioniq – its name a combination of ion and unique – is to come in three varieties: a plug-in hybrid, an all-electric […]

+ Read More
0

An all-new Toyota Prius GT300 race car has been revealed at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. The GT300’s styling is based on the redesigned 2016 Prius, while the new race car also borrows some of the tech systems from the road-going car. Toyota says that the electric motor found in the GT300 is derived from […]

+ Read More
0

Official details of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid were released to us today, including the price and expected fuel economy. New for 2016 is the hybrid variant of the Toyota’s compact crossover, and unlike the gasoline models, this gas-electric vehicle comes standard with all-wheel drive. The most affordable model you can get in is the […]

+ Read More
0

Toyota is recalling 2 million vehicles in the U.S., saying an error during the manufacturing of a power window switch may cause a vehicle fire. A dozen different Toyota models are involved in the recall, including the 2007 and 2009 Camry Hybrid, and 2008-2011 Highlander Hybrid SUVs. The problem lies in the power window master […]

+ Read More
0

If Toyota’s unveiling of the C-HR Concept in Frankfurt feels repetitive, that’s because it is. This week, Toyota displayed its second rendition of the C-HR Concept; the first debuted at the Paris auto show in 2014. Following its original presentation, designers took feedback from the public to make some changes, which culminated in the compact […]

+ Read More
0

If a report is correct, the next Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid may offer 30-35 miles rated all-electric range. By present standards, this electric range would rank it second among plug-in hybrids by that important metric and it would build on the new Prius platform. This could therefore be a very significant car to plug-in enthusiasts […]

+ Read More
0

Toyota is rumored to have something unexpected planned for this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. The Japanese automaker is reportedly working on an open-wheel, three-seater sports car inspired by the Lotus Seven to debut in October and sources say if the press and public approve, the company will seriously considering taking it to production. If the […]

+ Read More
0

Toyota is breathing new life into its old hybrid batteries. The company has contributed 208 used Camry Hybrid nickel-metal hydride battery packs to the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, helping create a distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with the re-used battery packs. The Lamar Buffalo Ranch now has […]

+ Read More
0

Hybrid vehicles are being credited as key to Toyota UK’s sales success during the first quarter of 2015. Toyota sold a total of 30,210 new vehicles, a nine percent increase on the brand’s performance in the same period last year. The growth rate surpasses the total UK car market, which grew 6.8 percent. Overall, hybrid […]

+ Read More
0

This Thursday, Toyota will be showing off more than the first hybrid version of its RAV4; the carmaker will also be introducing a new safety system that will soon become available fleet-wide. Toyota announced today that the RAV4 Hybrid will be the first of its models outfitted with the new safety system. The technology address […]

+ Read More