Toyota launches all-new Aqua (Prius C) hybrid in Japan; bipolar nickel-hydrogen battery

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The first-generation Aqua—sold as the Prius C in the US—came to life at the Iwate Plant of Toyota Motor East Japan, Inc. million units of the Aqua have been sold (including Prius C), contributing to an overall reduction in CO 2 of approximately 12.4

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This is what hybrid cars looked like 80 years before Prius

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The Toyota Prius may have popularized hybrid cars, but it was by no means the first hybrid to reach production. This 1916 Owen Magnetic predates the Prius by about 80 years.

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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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The Toyota Prius lost a last bit of star power today

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Remember when the Toyota Prius was truly a halo vehicle? Especially in the late aughts, the Prius met that definition in the best possible way.

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? Priuses can burn oil.

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Toyota teases all-wheel-drive Prius for LA auto show debut

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Toyota has teased what is probably an all-wheel-drive Prius, slated for introduction at the Los Angeles auto show late this month. In studying the picture the company teased, with a Prius churning through the snow, it’s hard to come to another conclusion. all-wheel drive Prius toyota prius primeThe automaker says in a greeting-card-like teaser: “Fall is here, winter’s.

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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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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. 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 LiftbackLaunched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars.

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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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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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2016 Toyota Prius: Full View Photos Finally Leaked

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With the 2016 Toyota Prius scheduled to make its global debut in Las Vegas on the evening of September 8, you had to figure that photos of the car would leak out at some point. After years of spy shots of camouflaged Prius development mules, pre-production prototypes, and test vehicles, now we can see the actual lines of the 2016. Future Cars 2016 Toyota Prius

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2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

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And here it is: the 2016 Toyota Prius. Ahead of a preview September 8 in Las Vegas, and an official debut at Frankfurt, spy photographers already found the 2016 Prius, uncloaked, in Malibu, California. ALSO SEE: Coming This Fall: The Return Of Cheap $2 Gas The Prius was widely expected to adopt some of the look of the Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car

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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." CalCars plug-in prius toyota Felix Kramer

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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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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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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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Plug in Prius

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Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor You don't have to wait!

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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. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridIn 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. And it all has.

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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.

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Toyota covers Prius Prime with solar panels to test mileage

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Along with its battery partners NIDO and Sharp, Toyota is experimenting with a new Prius Prime in Japan (called the Prius PHV there), equipped with 860 watts of solar panels on the roof, hood, and rear. While Toyota has been skeptical of electric cars, the carmaker is expressing optimism about technology that can supplement plugging in: solar.

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

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Prius Fuel EconomyLast week the U.S. EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup. 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.

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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

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.

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

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over the past year wasn’t part of the Prius family—or, technically, a passenger car. The top-selling Toyota hybrid vehicle in the U.S. In 2019, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid wins that crown.

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Prius the top new vehicle badge in California in 2012; state accounted for 26.2% of Prius sales in US

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Polk, the Prius family cars (Prius Liftback, Prius v, Prius Plug-in, and Prius c) accounted for 61,893 vehicles registered in California in 2012, making Prius the Nº 1 vehicle badge sold in the state. With 236,659 units of the Prius family sold throughout the US in 2012 ( earlier post ), California thus accounted for 26.2% of all US Prius family sales in the year. According to R.L

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Worldwide Prius sales top 3-million mark; Prius family sales at 3.4 million

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that as of the end of June, worldwide cumulative sales of the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (generations I, II and III) passed the 3-million mark. Total global Prius nameplate sales (the expanded Prius family) are at 3.436 million units. TMC launched the Prius in 1997. In addition, TMC applied for 1,261 patents relating to the third-generation Prius. Cumulative Prius Sales. Prius I. Prius II.

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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.

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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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2016 Chevrolet Volt Ads: Attacking Prius, Leaf.And Bolt EV?

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt, for which deliveries began just this week, is going into attack mode against the Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius in a set of new ads. Prius Volt Voltec LEAF youtube AdsBut in one of those ads, it almost feels as if GM is attacking its own (upcoming) product. They build on focus-group-themed ads that Chevy has launched against Ford, and its new F-150. In that.

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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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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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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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Liftback accounts for 63% of March Prius sales; Prius v and c account for about 17% each

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Prius sales March 2011 v. In March 2012, Toyota posted a new one-month record for Prius sales of 28,711 units, up 54.3% Of those, the third-generation Prius liftback accounted for 18,008 units (62.7%); the Prius v accounted for 4,937 units (17.2%); the Prius c, 4,875 units (17.0%); and the Prius PHV (plug-in hybrid), 891 units (3.1%). For the most part, these models are bringing new buyers into the Prius family. March 2012. Data: TMS.

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Toyota previews Prius v; first expansion of planned Prius family

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The Prius v. Seeking to build upon the “mystique and persona”, in its words, of the current Prius, Toyota introduced the Prius v , its new hybrid wagon/crossover and the second vehicle in a planned family of at least four carrying the Prius nameplate, to journalists last week, ahead of the vehicle’s expected North American debut this fall. Bob Carter: Prius may eventually lead Toyota sales in US. by Jack Rosebro. Click to enlarge.

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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 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. Although the new 2016 Prius retains the established 1.8-liter VVT-i Atkinson cycle gasoline engine (2ZR-FXE), Toyota completely re-engineered the engine, delivering results in terms of performance, fuel economy, and reductions to size and weight. 2016 Toyota Prius 1.9

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime real-world gas mileage, electric range review

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. I hopped into a Titanium Glow (think beige) 2017 Prius Prime for a three-day visit to Dallas for the State Fair of Texas. toyota prius primeIt proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in comparison to the 53 miles advertised by the Chevrolet Volt.

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2016 Toyota Prius Preview Video

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Recently in Las Vegas, and also at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, Toyota gave the world a first look at the 2016 Prius. One of the most important new cars of the 2016 model year isn’t some 600-horsepower sports car, or a big crossover wagon. It’s the hybrid that started it all, or at least made hybrids what they are today. ALSO SEE. Auto Show

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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

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Does the Toyota Mirai tease a sportier direction for the next Prius?

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The design of the current-generation of the Toyota Prius, which went on sale in 2016, closely echoes that of the hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai, which arrived less than a year earlier.

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On Prius

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Check out the blog Stuff White People Like on the Prius. One car that defines all that they love: the Toyota Prius. The Prius might be the most perfect white product ever. Tags: plug-in prius zev mandate Bob Lutz lexus power of h There's much I should be blogging these days and hopefully will shortly.

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Toyota reduces pricing on 2014 Prius Plug-In in US

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Toyota has reduced the MSRP on the 2014 Prius Plug-in Hybrid by more than $2,000, making the starting MSRP $29,990 (excluding dealer preparation and handling, DPH). This price repositioning on the base Prius Plug-in Hybrid is not accompanied by any reduction in vehicle content. Pricing for the 2014 Prius Plug-in Advanced model has also been adjusted to make the model more accessible to consumers with a $4,620 reduction in MSRP to $34,905 (excluding DPH).

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Plug in Prius 2

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Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor. Part 2 of interview

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