2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: video road test

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in version of the fourth-generation Prius hybrid launched last year. It succeeds the previous Prius Plug-In Hybrid, but it's a much better—and considerably more electric—vehicle than that discontinued model. We've driven the new Prius Prime in southern California, but is it the right car for. Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid Plug-in Prius

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Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

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The Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. Launched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars. But the sales arc of what has grown to be a family of Prius. sales Fuel Economy New car sales Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prius Liftback

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2013-2017 Toyota Prius models recalled for potential hybrid-system defect

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Toyota is expanding a recall of Prius hybrid models over a hybrid-system defect that could cause a sudden loss of propulsion. The fault lies with the inverter in the Intelligent Power Module (IPM), a part of the Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive system. Repeated driving under high-load conditions, such as hard acceleration from a stop, can cause high

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: 22-mile range, styling updates

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, the new plug-in hybrid version of the world's best-selling hybrid car, was unveiled this morning at the New York Auto Show. The second plug-in version of the Prius hybrid, it will carry an EPA range rating of 22 miles from the 8.8-kilowatt-hour battery pack, according to Toyota. The Prius Prime also has notably. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid Plug-in Prius Prius Prime

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e: First drive of 50-mpg all-weather hybrid

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Between the unexpectedly wild styling, the very wide model range, the Prius Prime plug-in, and now the all-wheel-drive 2019 Prius AWD-e, it seems that Toyota has opted for a mix-and-match philosophy for the current fourth generation of America’s favorite fuel-sipper. Prius

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For six months, one in five Prius sales has been a plug-in hybrid

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A funny thing happened to Toyota Prius hybrid sales last month. Almost one in three Prius hybrids sold in the U.S. were the Prius Prime model—the one with a plug. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why In the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Prius PrimeToyota may be the large automaker least friendly to cars that plug in, so what's that all about?

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Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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People might be bored reading about the Prius but a review on four Priuses (2004, 2005, two 2006s) that my family owns that ran a total of 913k km (570k miles) should be interesting, right? And how does a family end up with four Priuses to start with? Used Priuses, especially the Generation 2 that were made from 2004 to 2009 are becoming a bargain to buy, especially for the MPG and features you get in return. This criteria only left the Prius in play.

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Toyota Prius was a hybrid trendsetter 15 years ago. Now what?

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The Toyota Prius has already secured a spot as an icon of automotive history and one of the most influential products of this century. Sales of the Prius peaked in 2007, however, and Toyota seems to be conflicted about its strategy for the Prius and its technology ever since. Plug-In HybridsIt’s also far surpassed Toyota’s initial expectations.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: first drive of new plug-in hybrid

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a considerably better car than a few electric-car fans had feared. In fact, with an EPA-rated range of 25 miles (more than projected) and energy efficiency so high—at 124 MPGe—that it matches the BMW i3 with all its whizzy advanced technology, it’s a very viable plug-in hybrid choice. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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Toyota Prius Range Gets Bigger Discounts In CA, Prius C Especially

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California car buyers love the Toyota Prius hybrid, and that emotion may grow slightly stronger this month. That''s because Toyota is offering deep discounts on the entire Prius "family" of models, which includes the original Prius Liftback, the Prius C subcompact, Prius V tall wagon, and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid. RELATED: Toyota Prius Loses. California Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid discounts incentives lease price rebates sales

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Toyota Corolla Hybrid rated 52 mpg: Why Toyota says it won't cannibalize Prius sales

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They include a confirmation of what Toyota had claimed when it introduced the lineup last fall: that the Corolla Hybrid will carry an EPA combined rating of more than 50 mpg. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is rated at 52 mpg combined (53 mpg city, 52. Prius Fuel EconomyLast week the U.S. EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid video preview

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At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Toyota added another variant to its lineup of fourth-generation Prius hybrids. The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a replacement for the previous-generation Prius Plug-In Hybrid. The new car uses essentially the same powertrain as the current Prius, but with an 8.8-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack under the rear. New York Auto Show Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Prime

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Toyota’s top-selling US hybrid isn’t the Prius

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The top-selling Toyota hybrid vehicle in the U.S. over the past year wasn’t part of the Prius family—or, technically, a passenger car. In 2019, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid wins that crown. According to Toyota’s 2019 year-end sales summary, released Friday, Toyota sold 92,525 RAV4 Hybrid SUVs to U.S. buyers in 2019, versus just 69,718. Car Sales

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2016 Toyota Prius 'Coming Soon': 55-MPG Hybrid To Be Sportier

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While Toyota remains coy about the launch date of its fourth-generation Prius hybrid, a company executive has confirmed that the car is coming "soon." Future Cars Fuel Economy 2016 Toyota PriusJim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, didn't release any specifications on the car when he mentioned it during the groundbreaking for an expansion of the Toyota Technical Center near Ann Arbor.

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Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid To Have 30 To 35 Miles Of Range: Source

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That's the second generation of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Rumors Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridCars with plugs have been on sale since December 2010, and a second generation will start arriving next year. But while long-range battery-electric cars--the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and an all-new 2017 Nissan Leaf--grab attention, another vehicle on the way could be equally important.

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2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

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The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed. plug-in cars toyota prius primeThe most important improvement, perhaps, is that the Prime now offers a third seat in the center-rear, making it a five-passenger car. Previous versions had only four seats. The second.

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Why Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Is So Important: CA Laws

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The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid has the lowest electric range of any plug-in vehicle sold in the United States: just 11 miles. Now out of production, the plug-in Prius will be replaced by a new model that will go on sale. Green California Plug-In Hybrids Prius Plug-in Hybrid plug-in cars state laws zero emissionsIt's also among the top-selling cars that plug in, with more than 40,500 delivered since it went on sale in February 2012.

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Toyota Prius 2020 Edition marks 20 years in the US–with more hybrids coming soon

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The Toyota Prius, which was once the car of choice for image-conscious environmentalists and celebrities, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its arrival in the U.S. with a version called the 2021 Toyota Prius 2020 Edition. Just as the original Prius arrived in 2000 and was sold for the 2001 model year, and the new 2020 Edition is arriving for

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2016 Toyota Prius: What We Want To Know About All-New Hybrid

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Next Tuesday evening, the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid will make its world debut in Las Vegas, kicking off what its maker calls "the next era of an icon." "We’re We’re pulling out all of the stops for this exclusive event to celebrate the future of Prius in a truly spectacular way that will be anything but expected," Toyota has promised attendees. Green Fuel Economy Future Cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid battery pack

Is Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV hurting Prius V wagon sales?

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The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the sole mass-market crossover SUV that offers a hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive. That was a market pioneered by the Ford Escape Hybrid, in 2004, and one that Ford walked away from for 2013. all-wheel drive Escape Hybrid Prius V RAV4 HybridIt turns out that there seems to be a market for compact crossovers with both AWD and high fuel economy. DON'T MISS: 2016.

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2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video: New Hybrid In San Francisco Testing

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We've tracked down another video of the upcoming, all-new 2016 Toyota Prius testing on public roads. A San Francisco driver captured video of what appears to be a camouflaged Prius prototype on one of the city's typically hilly streets. The car appears similar to other apparent Prius test vehicles captured in public over the past few months. Videos 2016 Toyota Prius

Subaru plug-in hybrid to use Prius Prime parts, coming in 2019

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Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars compliance car Prius PrimeWhen Toyota and Mazda said last September they would form a joint venture to produce electric-car parts, that answered the question of where Mazda's future plug-in vehicles would get their electric running gear. But it sparked another question: Where did that leave Subaru, another small automaker in the Toyota orbit? A week ago Monday, we learned.

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Suit says '13-mile' range for Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid was deceptive

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The discontinued Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid is now the subject of a lawsuit alleging that its advertised 13-mile electric range is deceptive. Filed earlier this month in Michigan federal court, the suit alleges Toyota misrepresented the Prius Plug-In's ability to achieve that range in real-world conditions, specifically colder-than-average. Plug-In Hybrids lawsuit plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid EPA Ratings

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2016-17 Toyota Prius hybrids recalled for emergency-brake issue

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The latest generation of Toyota Prius hybrid cars is being recalled to address an issue with their emergency brakes. The Prius was redesigned for the 2016 model year and is now also being sold as a 2017 model. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius design, popular in. The recall—which encompasses 92,000 vehicles—includes cars from both model years. Brakes

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2016 Toyota Prius Prime: details on 120 MPGe plug-in hybrid, all-electric mode

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime replaces the Prius Plug-In, and it directly addresses nearly everything that current owners of that model have wanted. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius PrimeThere’s a longer, 22-mile electric driving range, better drivability, and exceptional 120+ MPGe fuel efficiency. It even has one driving detail that will please plug-in enthusiasts right off the.

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Toyota Prius C: Hybrid Subcompact Ultimate Guide

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Toyota's Prius has become such a significant figurehead for hybrids that Toyota has turned the Prius name into a burgeoning range of models. First to join the regular Prius was the 2012 Toyota Prius V, a hybrid wagon, and most recently we've got to know the 2012 Toyota Prius C, a Yaris-sized hybrid subcompact offering some impressive economy and

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2019 Prius offered with new electric all-wheel drive system

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Toyota is offering a new electric all-wheel drive system (AWD-e) on the facelifted 2019 Prius. Toyota projects fuel economy of 52 mpg city / 48 mpg highway / 50 mpg combined for the AWD-e model, and estimates that the AWD-e model—which is debuting at the LA Auto Show—could account for as much as 25% of annual US Prius sales. The Prius AWD-e shares the Hybrid Synergy Drive system with other Prius models. The Prius AWD-e models offer the same 65.5

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2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid: Clearer Spy Shot Of High-Tailed Rear

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DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius. Future Cars Fuel Economy 2016 Toyota PriusDetroit-area residents occasionally see camouflaged development prototypes from GM, Ford, and Chrysler testing on public roads. Similarly, Southern California residents often see Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai prototypes pass them clad in disguise. And so it was for a Cars Direct employee driving to work yesterday.

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2016 Toyota Prius To Debut Next Month, Prior To Frankfurt Show

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The fourth-generation Toyota Prius is fast approaching. Toyota Motor Corporation has confirmed to Bloomberg that the fully redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius will be shown in Las Vegas on September 8, 2015—ahead of its anticipated debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show later next month. The last time the Prius was fully revamped was in 2009, for the. Plug-In Hybrids 2016 Toyota Prius

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Toyota Prius Deals In Southern California Cut Lease To Electric-Car Prices

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With gas prices still low and the increasingly aged Prius Liftback model still in showrooms, Toyota continues to offer generous incentives for its signature hybrid. As in the previous two months, there are some good deals to be had in June on the Toyota Prius hybrid lineup. Plug-In Hybrids California incentives deals lease price Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

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Toyota Yaris Hybrid revealed: Will the Prius C return?

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Toyota's subcompact Prius C was never a sales rock star, and as it was surpassed in efficiency by its larger siblings, Toyota put its baby hybrid out to pasture after the 2019 model year. While this option no longer exists for would-be buyers of small hybrids, the formula soldiers on with the next generation of the car on which America's.

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2019 Toyota Prius will be restyled to look more like Prime: report

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Even given those factors, though, the fourth-generation Toyota Prius hybrid has had an especially rough road since its launch as a 2016 model. Prius sales were almost. Styling Prius PrimeGlobal sales of compact hatchbacks are hardly surging, and fuel economy for all types of vehicles is steadily improving. At just 108,661 deliveries across four different models, U.S.

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Will next Toyota Prius 'marvel' be plug-in hybrid at NY debut?

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Taillight shapes are a big deal for Toyota these days, as the ornate styling of the 2016 Prius hybrid has demonstrated. Now the company has released a teaser photo of illuminated taillights on what it calls "the next mechanical marvel in the Prius lineup." New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Prius Plug-in HybridThat car will debut on Wednesday, March 23, at the New York Auto Show. DON'T MISS: Why Next.

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How many Toyota Prius Primes will be sold in its first 12 months? Poll results

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid PollsNext year should be an interesting one for sales of plug-in electric cars, with the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV rolling out to selected dealers in all 50 states, Chevy says. The 2017 BMW i3 gets 50 percent more range, and the Ford Focus Electric and Volkswagen e-Golf are expected to get range upgrades as well. But there's another car that could have a.

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2016 Toyota Prius: First Drive Of 56-MPG Hybrid

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When a Toyota Prius drive event comes with a handling course, you know that things have changed. And in some ways, the all-new 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid is a very different car from the three generations of Prius that preceded it. Perhaps the main difference is simply that it drives, handles, and feels pretty much like a regular car from behind the. Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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How does the heat pump work in a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid?

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The challenge of reducing the energy used by traditional heating systems in battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars is one automakers still grapple with today. The Toyota Prius Prime. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsReduced battery range in cold temperatures, combined with batteries working overtime to heat the cabin, can produce drastic declines in EPA-estimated range figures.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

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They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. Videos Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in carsThe 2017 Chevy Volt was new last year, a greatly improved version of the pioneering range-extended electric car. They're now going.

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Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon ends U.S. run; RAV4 Hybrid took its sales

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After six model years, the 2017 Toyota Prius V will soon leave the stage, and there will be no 2018 version. Toyota has confirmed to Green Car Reports that it is ending production of the hybrid wagon for the U.S. The reason is simple: Its sales have fallen considerably since the 2016 launch of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact and Puerto Rico.

Toyota announces Prius V details

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It is the first of three future members of the Prius family – and now Toyota has revealed more details about the Prius V, which goes on sale in the US next month. The vehicle boasts essentially the same Hybrid Synergy Drive system as the third generation Prius but with 58 per cent more cargo [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive new Prius V Prius V Toyota Prius Toyota Prius family Toyota Prius V

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Toyota Corolla hybrid will join Prius next year

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The redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will soon spawn a hybrid variant, the first gasoline-electric version of the automaker's popular compact car. Toyota made the announcement Thursday as it unveiled the Corolla sedan at simultaneous events in California and China, underscoring the model's global appeal. Toyota was mum on additional details. Fuel Economy

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Toyota Prius, Plug-In, Lexus CT200h recalled for airbag issues, not Takata-related

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Toyota has announced that it will recall 482,000 hybrid cars registered in the U.S. The recall encompasses 2010 through 2012 Toyota Prius Liftback models, 2010 and 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrids, and 2011 and 2012 Lexus CT 200h models. airbags Prius Plug-in Hybridover potentially faulty airbags. But the airbags involved are not the much-publicized Takata front bags, which.

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2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid: Sportier, But Facing New Competition

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Time was, the Toyota Prius hybrid was the unquestioned technology champion and king of the fuel-efficiency battles. Now, as Toyota starts to plan for the launch of its fourth-generation flagship hybrid car, the legendary Prius faces more competition than ever before from newer plug-in electric cars and even some diesel vehicles No longer, though.

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Prius V power plus Pontiac pony car equals.Firebird Hybrid!

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What would be your ultimate Toyota Prius hybrid? An Ohio man is now in the process of building what might become the ultimate Toyota Prius—at least for muscle car enthusiasts. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius Family May Shrink As. Maybe a convertible version? One that brings fond memories of bygone performance to middle-aged friends and neighbors?

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