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As spy photos of the 2016 Prius are circulating, and 20 years after hybrids were first developed, Toyota has sold its eight-millionth hybrid wolrdwide through July 31. The car being developed back in 1995 was of course the Prius, which was released in 1997 to Japan, and 2000 to the U.S. The eight-millionth hybrid came […]

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As Toyota prepares to reveal its 2016 Prius early next month, spy shots of Hyundai’s attempt to compete with it have been revealed. The camouflaged car appears more like a Prius than does our image of a concept above, which is shown in lieu of copyrighted images at AutoGuide. A report by AutoGuide says a […]

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Want to start a fight between certain diehard Chevy Volt fans and Prius supporters? Tell the Volt fans the Prius PHV has 11 miles all-electric range and you’ll be off and running. Since we don’t like to argue and would not want to be upsetting, we’ll leave our personal opinion out, but must otherwise report […]

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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 […]

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Toyota will showcase its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, the Mirai, in Washington, D.C. The Japanese automaker has partnered with Earth Day Network to sponsor the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day celebration, April 17, 18 and 19, featuring environmental voices, government leaders, star-studded performances and a Mirai activation. Toyota added the celebration marks the beginning […]

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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 […]

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Toyota’s hybrid vehicle battery life tends to be a lengthy one and the automaker is stepping up its efforts to recycle them. The hybrid batteries used in Toyota and Lexus models can last longer the vehicles themselves, so often they are only recovered when the cars reach the end of their useful life, or if […]

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While not a hybrid, the conventionally powered Toyota Corolla has long-since garnered a following as a frugal and economical car. Of course the minimum bar for “good” gas mileage has also long-since been raised, but with the 2014 overhaul of the compact sedan that’s been carried forth for 2015, the “Eco” version of the Corolla […]

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The UK Chargemaster EV charging network has reached the one millionth charging session milestone. These one million charging sessions using Chargemaster’s UK network of charging points, is said by the company to have provided drivers with a total of around 9.5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity since September 2012. Chargemaster stated the figure is enough for […]

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As contradictory as it may seem, the low fuel prices we are seeing are your best friend if you want to buy a hybrid or EV these days. Ford’s Focus Electric hatchback, which sells at an average of 16 percent off MSRP, tops January’s list of best savings on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, Inc. […]

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