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.

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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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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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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.

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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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Worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 9 million units; Prius family accounts for 63%

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the cumulative figures for global sales of its hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of 30 April. The Prius family still accounts for the majority of sales: 5.691 million units, or 63% of the total global cumulative number. Hybrids Sale

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FIRST-EVER plug-in prius! Really?

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A story on Toyota's announcement that an ordering system for the plug-in prius will be coming later this year prompted me to check out the site. THE FIRST-EVER prius plug-in hybrid," it says. Ask any of the hundreds of individuals and fleets driving around in prius converted to have plug-in capability. It's not even Toyota's first plug-in prius. Also headlined on the website: "the prius everyone's been waiting for."

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Rome study finds Prius hybrids have zero tailpipe emissions for 74.2% of commuting journey time

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A study from the University of Rome commissioned by Toyota Motor Italy has found that the new, fourth-generation Prius hybrid operates with zero emissions for most of the time and distance covered on a typical city commute in Rome. Hybrids

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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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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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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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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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2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

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Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or. New York Auto Show

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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 cars

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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. Videos 2016 Toyota Prius

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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Electric Buicks, restyled Prius hybrid, green-car deals, vanishing sedans: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Three new Buicks with plugs are coming for China, the Prius hybrid may get a restyle, sedans and small cars continue to depart Detroit, and we've got this month's best green-car deals. If a report from a Japanese site is correct, the 2019 Toyota Prius hybrid will get a mild facelift to look a bit more like.

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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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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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2016 Prius c hybrid gets big safety boost with Safety Sense-C system

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In adapting Toyota’s hybrid technology to the Prius c platform, each of the system’s major components benefitted from a design focus to reduce weight and size while improving efficiency. Prius c offers three distinct drive modes: Normal, ECO, and EV Mode. Hybrids Safety

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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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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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Prius Prime PHEV pricing to start at $27,100; on sale later this year

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The Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, unveiled at the 2016 New York International Auto Show in March ( earlier post ), features a larger 8.8 In hybrid mode, the Prius Prime exceeds all competitors’ fuel economy ratings with EPA-estimated 55 city/53 highway/54 combined MPG.

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

Green Car Reports

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 Prius owners: Hyundai will give you $1,000 to buy an Ioniq Hybrid

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The Toyota Prius is undoubtedly the world's best-known hybrid car, and it's now been in production over four generations for more than 20 years. There have been more than 6 million Priuses built so far, and the U.S. That means lots of current Prius drivers exist on U.S. represents the car's largest single market. roads. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai. incentives Leasing interest rates lease price discounts

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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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Toyota introduces 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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2012 Prius Plug-in hybrid. Toyota introduced the production Prius Plug-in Hybrid at the Green Drive Expo in Richmond, CA, as the newest member of the expanding Prius Family. The advanced grade plug-in Prius carries a base price of $39,525.). Hybrid transaxle.

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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

Toyota Prius One: stripped-down hybrid added at lower price

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It hasn't been the greatest of years for the Toyota Prius hybrid, the Japanese carmaker's flagship product. The fourth generation hybrid hatchback debuted as a 2016 model into the teeth of continued low gasoline prices, and its radical design language apparently turned off at least some potential buyers.

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1946 Chevy pickup truck is world's oldest Prius hybrid. Really.

Green Car Reports

There are countless tales of classic cars and trucks receiving new life via parts from a completely different automobile. Whether it's an engine swap, a new platform, or a mix of a few different vehicles, project cars make for some of the greatest stories.

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Report: Subaru may use Evoltis name for new plug-in hybrid coming next year

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Its only hybrid so far, the first-generation Crosstrek Hybrid, barely registered on the green-car scene. toyota prius primeSubaru buyers would seem to be the perfect group to be interested in buying plug-in cars: They love the outdoors and want to enjoy it unspoiled. Yet the company has lagged in producing anything electric. Behind the wheel, it barely registered.

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Toyota announces Prius V details

Green Cars News

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 details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

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Toyota made significant improvements in its new generation full hybrid powertrain applied in the fourth generation Prius ( earlier post ), reducing losses, redesigning and relocating key components and reducing weight. 2016 Toyota Prius 1.9 2016 Toyota Prius Transaxle.

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Prius+ added to London minicab fleet

Green Cars News

Embarque, an executive minicab service in London, is to add 22 new seven seat Prius+ models into its fleet in the coming weeks. Hybrid cars Toyota fleet hybrid Prius+ Toyota Prius

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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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Prius drops to 48mpg; How will 2008 Prius get 80mpg? Plug-in hybrid?

Plugs and Cars

Fuel-saving gasoline-electric hybrid cars don't save as much fuel as thought, according to new government fuel-economy ratings available to the public for the first time. Toyota's Prius, the best-known and best-selling gas-electric car in the United States, drops from a 60 mpg rating under the current system to 48 miles per gallon in the city under the 2008 testing procedure -- a 20 percent decline Its highway mileage rating falls about 12 percent, to 45 mpg.

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Toyota doubles the electric range in the new version of Prius PHEV with 8.8 kWh pack

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Toyota unveiled the new Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. Toyota expects the Prius Prime’s manufacturer-estimated 120 or above MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) to be the highest MPGe rating of any current plug-in hybrid.

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Volkswagen dedicated hybrid Prius fighter to be called XL3?

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but new competitors to the Toyota Prius seem to be popping up all over the place. The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq range of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric models just made its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show, only a few weeks after the Kia Niro hybrid crossover SUV. Green Future Cars Jetta Hybrid VW Volkswagen XL1Gasoline may cost $2 a gallon or less in many parts of the U.S.,

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