Toyota's Powerwall alternative is designed to work with solar, plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Toyota on Thursday unveiled a home battery energy storage system similar in concept to Tesla's Powerwall. Plug-In Hybrids charging solar

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Toyota Chief Scientist Pratt makes the case for hybrids and plug-ins

Green Car Congress

In a post published on Medium, Gill Pratt, Toyota Motor Corporation’s Chief Scientist and the CEO of Toyota Research Institute, explains why he is not a proponent of ditching ICE and switching to only BEVs as soon as possible. This is particularly important because presently it is difficult to recycle the kinds of batteries used in BEVs. For the same investment in batteries as our single Model X, five other RAV4 Prime customers could reduce their carbon footprint too.


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2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid pricing undercuts Toyota RAV4 Prime

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The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid doesn't match up to the Toyota RAV4 Prime in electric range or gas mileage, but it does undercut the Toyota in price. Plug-In Hybrids

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Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is still flying off dealer lots—faster than Mach-E

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The Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is doing quite well in that area. The RAV4 Prime was the quickest-selling new car in March, second only to the Chevrolet Corvette, according to iSeeCars analysis. Plug-In Hybrids

Plug-in hybrid SUV lease deal: Jeep Wrangler 4xe costs much less than Toyota RAV4 Prime

Green Car Reports

The newly-launched 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid is already a good lease deal, significantly undercutting the Toyota RAV4 Prime. Plug-In Hybrids

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Best plug-in vehicle deals: Toyota Prius Prime, Hyundai Kona Electric, Nissan Leaf, and more

Green Car Reports

April is shaping up to be a good month to buy an electric car or plug-in hybrid, with several good deals spotted by CarsDirect. Plug-In Hybrids

Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid SUV offers 39 miles AER, 90 MPGe

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota introduced its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) RAV4 performance model with an estimated 302-horsepower, advanced all-wheel drive, sport-tuned suspension and exclusive design features. In addition to an ability to do 0-60 mph in a projected 5.8 The Toyota RAV4 Prime will come to market in summer 2020. The Toyota RAV4 Prime builds on the RAV4 Hybrid. Toyota projects 0-60 mph acceleration in 5.8

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Nearly 76 GWh of battery cell capacity was produced for US plug-in vehicle market from 2010 to 2020

Green Car Congress

Nearly 76 GWh of battery cell capacity was produced for the US plug-in vehicle market from 2010 to 2020, according to a recent analysis of the Li-ion battery supply chain by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Plug-ins

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: 42-mile plug-in could cost less than RAV4 Hybrid

Green Car Reports

The Toyota RAV4 Prime starts with the top-selling full-hybrid vehicle in the U.S. market, and adds plug-in hybrid capability for an anticipated 42 miles—3 miles more than previously estimated—of all-electric driving. Plug-In Hybrids

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Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, Lexus RX plug-in, Buick Wildcat EV concept: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

And one of the few remaining Toyota models not yet offered in a hybrid version gets one. Toyota announced a hybrid version of its Corolla Cross, which. Today in Car NewsBuick shows an electric Wildcat.

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

Green Car Reports

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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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive review: The way a plug-in hybrid should be

Green Car Reports

Right about the time I’d passed 30 miles of all-electric driving with the RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, I knew this experience was going to be different. Plug-In Hybrids

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Toyota will invest $14.3B in development of a battery supply system and research and development by 2030

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In a livestreamed briefing on batteries and carbon neutrality, Toyota Chief Technology Officer Masahiko Maeda said that the company will invest ¥1.5 billion) in the development of a battery supply system and research and development by 2030.

2022 Lexus NX: 36-mile plug-in hybrid, 36-MPG hybrid help normalize electrified luxury

Green Car Reports

In the not-too-distant past, Lexus has leaned on marketing to portray hybrid models that plug in as second-class. As Lexus’ Plug-In Hybrids

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GM, Toyota continue to lead plug-in market in US

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The Volt remained the top-selling plug-in vehicle in the US in October. From January through October 2012, GM has delivered 19,309 Volts—an increase of 286% from the same period in 2011. Overall, GM reported its highest October sales in the US since 2007, with deliveries up 5% versus a year ago to 195,764 vehicles. Toyota maintained its second place position with 1,889 units sold of the Prius PHV in October.

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

Green Car Reports

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 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. With a starting base price of $32,000 (before rebates), the production Prius Plug-in features a 4.4 kWh Li-ion pack enabling an electric range of up to 15 miles (24 km) at speeds of up to 62 mph (100 km/h), according to Toyota. Hybrids Plug-ins

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US: Toyota Plug-In Cars Sales Down 20% In Q1, 200k Limit Almost Reached


The plug-in hybrid Toyota RAV4 Prime sales nearly doubled year-over-year

Road Test: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid

Clean Fleet Report

Do you have a need to haul up to seven people in comfort and style? Oh, and could you get used to 32 miles of all-electric driving and 30+ mph when in hybrid mode? It was more than a hybrid—it was a plug-in hybrid. Plug it in to add electric-only miles.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander photos: Getting ready to plug in vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime

Green Car Reports

As the Toyota RAV4 Prime arrives on the market in very limited numbers, there’s an alternative that’s already been offered for years: the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids

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Tech: Don’t Believe These 5 Plug-In Hybrid Myths!

Clean Fleet Report

The rise of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) have fans professing its technological wonders, while looking down at plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs). In this article, we’ll dispel five common myths on PHEVs that BEV-only fans may want you to believe. Plugging in is key.

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

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

Cars with plugs have been on sale since December 2010, and a second generation will start arriving next year. That's the second generation of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Rumors Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridBut 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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Toyota extends battery warranty for Model Year 2020 hybrid, plug-in, and fuel cell electric vehicles

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In the US, Toyota announced it will extend its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years / 100,000 miles to 10 years from date of first use/150,000 miles, whichever comes first. This extension is valid for all new model year 2020 Toyota hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles. The new 2020 Toyota hybrid battery warranty is the longest offered warranty in the industry that covers first ownership and all subsequent owners.revp.

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Honda previews 2014 Accord plug-in hybrid

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2014 Accord plug-in hybrid. Set to go on sale in early 2013, Honda’s 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) Sedan ( earlier post ) will offer the ability to run in an all-electric mode for 10 to 15 miles and a calculated total driving range of more than 500 miles. The 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid Sedan features one of four new powertrains for the all-new Accord. Puncture repair kit (in place of gasoline-engine Accord's spare wheel and tire).

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander photos: Getting ready to plug in vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime

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As the Toyota RAV4 Prime arrives on the market in very limited numbers, there’s an alternative that’s already been offered for years: the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. Since its debut in 1994, RAV4 has pioneered the crossover SUV market, and remains the market leader. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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2019 Toyota Prius Plug-in review

Discover EV

The Toyota Prius plug-in has broadened its appeal with a new five sear interior, but is the price premium for the 34 mile zero emission range over its regular hybrid sibling worth it

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Toyota launches battery-electric bZ4X SUV

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Toyota has launched the all-electric Toyota bZ4X SUV ( earlier post ). bZ4X is the first Toyota vehicle to be launched under the global bZ—“Beyond Zero”—series, with more bZ vehicles on the horizon intending to elevate the BEV segment for years to come.

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Toyota Plug In

Plug In Partners

Here's the story from the LA Times: Toyota promises plug-in hybrid vehicle in U.S., Japan and Europe by 2010 By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press June 11, 2008 TOKYO -- Toyota is introducing a plug-in hybrid with next-generation lithium-ion batteries in the U.S., Such plug-in hybrids can run longer as an electric vehicle than regular hybrids, and are cleaner. How should policymakers in Washington, D.C.,

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Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid caught testing and towing by spy photographers

Green Car Reports

Toyota may be planning to soon add a plug-in hybrid version of the new RAV4. Spy photographers for our sister site, MotorAuthority, recently caught a plug-in hybrid version of the RAV4 out testing on public roads overseas. The company has long been a laggard in the movement to sell plug-in vehicles. The only plug-in model it currently sells in the. Plug-In Hybrids

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

Green Car Reports

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. Reduced battery range in cold temperatures, combined with batteries working overtime to heat the cabin, can produce drastic declines in EPA-estimated range figures. The Toyota Prius Prime. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Toyota to launch two new plug-in hybrid models in China; Corolla and Levin

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On the eve of the 2016 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, Toyota announced that it will launch plug-in hybrid versions of the Corolla and Levin—two mass-market models, both of which have conventional hybrid variants—in China during 2018. Levin Hybrid (left) and Corolla Hybrid (right) introduced at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in 2015. and Sinogy Toyota Automotive Energy System Co.,

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid aiming for 28 miles electric range, Hybrid for 37 mpg

Green Car Reports

specifications and availability for the hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the expressively styled, somewhat larger 2022 Tucson compact SUV lineup Set to rival the Honda CR-V Hybrid, Ford Escape Hybrid, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, and RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson models will offer a.

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

Green Car Reports

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. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid Plug-in Prius Prius Prime

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Veloz: California EV market continues strong growth; Q1 strongest quarter to date; 16.32% market share

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California’s EV market continues to grow, according to data gathered by Veloz , a non-profit which tracks and reports on growing electric vehicle (EV) sales data in California, market trends, and infrastructure build-out. Top 10 selling electric vehicles in California: Tesla Model 3.

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Electric Car Watch #4: Toyota is the new Kodak

Plug In India

We will also discuss the EV models in production and look at what we can expect for India. In this week’s episode we will talk about about Toyota - the behemoth in the car world and their poor plans for EV's which will result in them loosing significant market share by 2030.

FIRST-EVER plug-in prius! Really?

Plugs and Cars

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. Surely there's a market for their plug-in hybrid.

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Toyota to debut 2 BEVs, 1 PHEV for US this year; says research shows BEVs & PHEVs have similar environmental benefits

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) plans to debut three new electrified models—two BEVs and a PHEV—in the US market this year. Toyota currently has more than 40% share of the total alternative fuel vehicle market, which includes a 75% share of the fuel cell market and a 64% share of hybrids and plug-ins. By 2025, Toyota’s goal is to have 40% of new vehicle sales be electrified models, and by 2030 expects that to increase to nearly 70%.

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Survey of California plug-in vehicle owners highlights charging behavior

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Californians own more than 12,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), roughly 35% of all plug-in vehicles in the United States. As of July 2012, approximately 1,000 new plug-in vehicles are being sold in the state every month. CCSE conducted the survey in support of California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP). The study surveyed more than 1,400 PEV owners in coordination with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) in early 2012.

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Best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars for May 2019

Green Car Reports

With rising interest rates and falling federal plug-in vehicle tax credits on some models, the best deals on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and conventional hybrids are a little harder to find versus a few months ago. Our partners at still found some leases on plug in cars as low as $199 a month in May, and we've rounded up the. plug-in cars deals toyota prius prime

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Tested: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is better off-road with EV Mode

Green Car Reports

Within reason, the Toyota RAV4 Prime can tackle it. The versatility of the Toyota RAV4 Prime continues to amaze us. Plug-In HybridsYou name it.

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The origins of NDEW and DEED

Plug in America

Plug In America watchers know that Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED), celebrated for the entire month of April, is an extension of September’s National Drive Electric Week (NDEW). But some of us back then still owned Toyota RAV 4 EVs. ” in Santa Monica.