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...

Consumers More Interested in Plug-in Hybrids than Electric Vehicles: Study

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Consumers More Interested in Plug-in Hybrids than Electric Vehicles: Study
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According to a recent study conducted by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, consumers are more interested in purchasing hybrid-electric vehicles than electric-only vehicles. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Models Catch Fire as a Result of Hurricane Sandy

Toyota Prius Models Catch Fire as a Result of Hurricane Sandy
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The Fisker Karma didn’t need any more bad press when several models caught fire after being submerged in water at a New Jersey port during Hurricane Sandy. But now it appears the luxury hybrid wasn’t alone in its combustion. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius is California’s Best Selling Car

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Toyota Prius is California’s Best Selling Car
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If you live in California, this won’t come as a surprise to you at all. The Toyota Prius is the best-selling car in the state – sort of. 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 Targets 16,000 Sales for Plug-in Prius in 2012

Toyota Targets 16,000 Sales for Plug-in Prius in 2012
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Toyota is ambitious on sales of the plug-in version of its popular Prius hybrid. In an interview with the Detroit Free Press, company spokesman John Hanson commented that, “We’re certainly on line to sell 16,000 to 17,000 in 2012.” That would put the Prius Plug-in Hybrid well ahead of rivals like the Nissan Leaf and… Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Online Ordering Site Announced

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Online Ordering Site Announced
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The actual system will give punters a chance to choose options and configurations, exterior colors, the dealership they wish to purchase from (selected within 14 of the 15 launch states) and the ability for them to track their vehicle order through the phases of production, shipping and delivery. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Gets 62 MPG, But Takes 215,000 Miles To Break Even

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Gets 62 MPG, But Takes 215,000 Miles To Break Even
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Inside Line was awarded a plug-in hybrid version of the Toyota Prius, well in advance of official production, and after reaching the 500 mile mark, some observations have begun to surface about Toyota’s newest hope for green motoring. The plug-in Prius delivers about 62 mpg combined, an impressive figure, but according to Autoblog Green, something… Continue Reading...