Ford Fusion and C-Max Energi Plug-Ins Outpace Toyota

Ford Fusion and C-Max Energi Plug-Ins Outpace Toyota
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When it comes to electrified cars Toyota is the undisputed champion with its popular lineup of Prius models, but Ford is hard at work building brand recognition for its lineup of battery-powered vehicles. Things must be working out well because the Blue Oval is crowing about sales of its plug-in hybrids. Continue Reading...

Toyota Holds Over 60 Percent of California’s Hybrid Market

Toyota Holds Over 60 Percent of California’s Hybrid Market
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Over 60 percent of the hybrids on the road in California sport a Toyota emblem, the Japanese automaker has revealed. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge Second Wave Starts

Toyota Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge Second Wave Starts
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Toyota has launched wave two of the “Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge,” building on the success of its first wave which launched in May. Continue Reading...

Toyota Launches 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge

Toyota Launches 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge
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To show off the merits of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid,  Toyota is setting up the Prius MPG challenge that will pit north-eastern based environmentally-conscious, charitable organizations against each other to see who can use the least fuel.  Continue Reading...

Ford C-MAX Energi Earns HOV-Lane Access

Ford C-MAX Energi Earns HOV-Lane Access
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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) just granted the all-new Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid access to Green Clean Air Vehicle Stickers, allowing drivers access to the state’s high-occupancy vehicle lanes. Continue Reading...

Prius Plug-in Hybrid Bests Volt, Leaf in First Six Months of Sales

Prius Plug-in Hybrid Bests Volt, Leaf in First Six Months of Sales
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After six full months on the market, the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has sold 6,061 units, outpacing the first six months of sales for the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf. Continue Reading...

11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon

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11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon
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Even though they’ve been around for well over a decade now, hybrids still have that ‘new technology’ feel. Consumers continue to be apprehensive to hybrid technology and there’s plenty of misinformation surrounding it. Continue Reading...

R2-D2, C-3PO Promote Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid in New Japanese Ad – Video

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There are very few iconic characters that can be recognized worldwide, but Star Wars‘ R2-D2 and C-3PO are undoubtedly two droids with universal appeal. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Approved for California Clean Vehicle Rebate

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Approved for California Clean Vehicle Rebate
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Toyota confirmed today that the 2012 Prius Plug-In has been approved for the State of California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP). The CVRP is a consumer incentive made available in addition to the $2,500 Federal Tax credit for qualified vehicles. The 2012 Prius Plug-In has started to arrive at dealerships, and will also be eligible… Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius c Brings Subcompact Dimensions To The Hybrid Segment

Toyota Prius c Brings Subcompact Dimensions To The Hybrid Segment
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Toyota will add another vehicle to the Prius lineup shortly, with the upcoming Prius c subcompact. Intended to be the entry point into the Prius range, the Prius c will supposedly get over 50 mpg in the city. Technology will also be at the forefront of the Prius c, which comes with an integrated app… Continue Reading...

Prius Plug-In “27 Percent Better Than Diesel,” According To Toyota

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Prius Plug-In “27 Percent Better Than Diesel,” According To Toyota
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Toyota’s Prius plug-in hybrid has been testing in London, all the better to usurp the Continent’s diesels in favor of its “27% better” electric cord. What does this “27% better” get you? Well, Toyota says, the Prius plug-in takes 27% less fuel than a diesel after a full charge, which takes around 72 minutes. As… Continue Reading...