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Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

Green Car Reports

Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Toyota Prius Prime buyers misled by dealers; more education needed

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The Toyota Prius Prime is a far better car than its plug-in hybrid predecessor, and it seems likely to become one of the higher-volume plug-in electric cars on the U.S. sales Plug-In Hybrids dealers plug-in cars dealershipsmarket. If, that is, Toyota's own dealers prove willing to sell it—or even find out that it exists. After three separate complaints by readers in different areas of the U.S.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Feb: Volt outsells Prius Prime, Bolt EV, Leaf

Green Car Reports

Once again, it's the first day of the month following a weekday sales close, when the auto industry turns its eyes to the sales charts emerging from all automakers (except Tesla). sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV For plug-in electric cars, the question this month remains the same as last month: how many Chevrolet Bolt EVs did GM deliver? As distribution of the first affordable.

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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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Electric car sales remain ahead of hybrids after five years

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DON'T MISS: Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank. sales New car sales plug-in carsSometimes, it's all about a chart. A recent survey of car buyers suggests that consumer interest in electric cars is rising, and is highest among young adults. They're the car buyers of the future, so that would seem to be good news for the long-term prospects of plug-in cars.

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Toyota Prius Family May Shrink As Low Gas Prices Dim Allure

Green Car Reports

During its tenure from 2010 through 2015, the outgoing third-generation Toyota Prius hybrid gradually spawned a "family" of models. The original Prius Liftback was joined a few years ago by the Prius V tall wagon, Prius C subcompact, and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid. Now that the redesigned fourth-generation Prius has arrived, it will soon be time for. sales Plug-In Hybrids RAV4 Hybrid

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Bolt EV sales start, Trump meets Musk, Prius Prime gas mileage: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which long-anticipated and long-range electric car went on sale this week (on schedule)? How many climate-science deniers can president-elect Trump choose to run big federal agencies? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, December 16, 2016. Friday, we wrote about an. The Week In Reverse

Audi Electric SUV, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video, Tesla Stock Sale: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Audi confirms the battery suppliers for its electric SUV, Tesla announces a stock sale, and the 2016 Toyota Prius gets caught testing on public roads once again. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Audi's Tesla-targeting electric SUV will use battery cells from LG Chem and Samsung. Audi says it will have a range of more than 310 miles. Today in Car News

Prius tops the sales charts again

Green Cars News

Whoever thought the only certainties in life were death and taxes clearly hasn’t paid attention to the sales charts in Japan lately. Once again, the Toyota Prius has found itself at the top of the charts – in September it posted 31,758 units, representing an increase of 341 per cent compared to the same month in the previous year. In fact, the Toyota Prius now accounts for 10.8 per cent of the country’s total car sales for the month.

Is Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV hurting Prius V wagon sales?

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all-wheel drive Escape Hybrid Prius V RAV4 HybridThe 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. It turns out that there seems to be a market for compact crossovers with both AWD and high fuel economy. DON'T MISS: 2016.

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. It's also among the top-selling cars that plug in, with more than 40,500 delivered since it went on sale in February 2012. 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 emissions

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Toyota now sells almost 1.5 million hybrids a year

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sales of its Prius line owing to low gas prices, Toyota continues to post impressive hybrid sales. The Japanese carmaker surpassed 9 million hybrids sold, and is now consistently selling more than 1 million per year out of total annual sales of 10.2 Thanks to robust international sales and the launch. sales New car salesDespite depressed U.S.

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats Prius Prime, BMW i3 on energy efficiency

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid's tenure as the most energy-efficient car on sale in the U.S. turned out to be short. The Toyota recently took the title of most energy-efficiency vehicle available in the U.S. away from the BMW i3, which had held it since 2014. But now there's a new kid on the block. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq electric. EPA Efficiency plug-in cars EPA Ratings MPGe Hyundai Ioniq Electric

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Tesla Customer Satisfaction, Toyota Prius Owner Loyalty, CA Electric-Car Sales: Today's Car News

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The Tesla Model S tops the annual Consumer Reports customer satisfaction index, owner loyalty is expected to keep 2016 Toyota Prius sales strong in the face of low gas prices, and Californians now buy one plug-in electric car for every two hybrids. Today''s news is all about buyer enthusiasm for green cars.

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2016 Toyota Prius, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Sales, CA ZEV Rules: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got an update on the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, disappointing sales for the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossover, and pending changes to California's Zero-Emission vehicle rules. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The G7 world leaders pledge to cut fossil-fuel use up to 70 percent by 2050, and eliminate it completely by 2100. Catch. Today in Car News

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Toyota hybrid cars enjoy huge surge in sales

Green Cars News

Japanese carmaker Toyota has had a firm grip on the hybrid car market for many years: and now it is smashing through its own sales records. During the first quarter of the year, full hybrid car sales from Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus totalled 38,763: that’s up an incredible 82.3

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Production To End In June; New One Coming Next Year

Green Car Reports

A redesigned Toyota Prius hybrid is on the way, although it may not go on sale in the U.S. When it does, it will likely be followed in due course by redesigned versions of the other Prius "family" vehicles--the Prius C subcompact and the Prius V tall wagon. But in the case of the Prius Plug-In Hybrid--which is based on the. until next year.

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Toyota Prius Loses Best-Selling Car In California Title To Honda Accord

Green Car Reports

For the past couple of years, California has been like nowhere else when it comes to new car sales. That''s because, in both 2012 and 2013, the Toyota Prius hybrid was the best-selling new car in the Golden State. The Toyota Prius Hybrid--Again (February 2014) Yet even Californians'' appetite for the Prius MORE: Most Popular Car Line In California?

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Is Toyota Prius hybrid simply passe now that plug-in cars are here?

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Prius hybrid was once the poster child for green technology, even a status symbol for environmentally-conscious celebrities. Over three generations, the Prius was largely responsible for cementing Toyota's status as the number-one seller of green cars. But lately the Prius seems to have lost a bit of its luster. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Car Sales

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Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

Green Car Reports

Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots. Green Car Sales salesLess than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid, Toyota has passed another significant milestone. The Japanese carmaker now says that it has sold more than 8 million hybrid cars globally.

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Prius named third best selling car in the world

Green Cars News

Now in further confirmation of that, Bloomberg tells us that the Toyota Prius is now the world’s third best selling car, behind the Toyota Corolla and Ford Focus. Toyota Bloomberg data hybrid Sales Toyota PriusEarlier this week, The Green Piece column explored how hybrids have escaped from the image of a hippy, niche vehicle into the mainstream (see story).

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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Navigant: N. American PEV sales to hit almost 200K units this year; ~62% growth y-o-y

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales in the US and Canada in 2016 will near 200,000 unit sales, growing by around 62% year-over-year. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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Geek Squad switches to Toyota Prius C hybrids from VW Beetles

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Those vehicles are about to be replaced with 1,000 2016 Toyota Prius C hybrids. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius C: Hybrid Subcompact Ultimate Guide. fleet sales fleetBest Buy's Geek Squad tech-support unit is getting a makeover. Since the service launched nationwide in 2004, it has primarily used a fleet of black-and-white Volkswagen Beetles, known as "Geekmobiles."

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Toyota Prius Hybrid Sales Soar For Second Month

Green Car Reports

Yesterday, we told you electric-car sales were down slightly in April--even as overall car sales continued to recover. But while the plug-in sales will likely stay low for awhile, both ebbing and flowing, one green model benefited greatly in April: the ur-hybrid Toyota Prius. Now that all four Prius models are available at dealerships, they're

Toyota Prius C Concepts: Tokyo Motor Show Photo Gallery

Green Car Reports

The car we know as the Toyota Prius C, the smallest and least expensive member of the Prius hybrid family, has a different name in Japan: Aqua. And the Aqua has been a roaring sales success in Japan, which led Toyota to produce no fewer than four Aqua concept cars showing additional models and trim levels that could be spun out of the basic

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Euro NCAP 2016: Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq and VW Tiguan best in class

Green Car Congress

In 2016, Euro NCAP tested 18 new passenger cars and four heavy quadricycles; three cars were awarded “Best in Class”: the Toyota Prius in the Large Family Car category; the Hyundai Ioniq in the Small Family Car category; and the VW Tiguan in the Small Off-Roader category. Toyota Prius. The Toyota Prius was the first car to undergo tests of its AEB Pedestrian technology.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Dark-Horse Competitor For Prius AND Bolt EV?

Green Car Reports

The new 2016 Toyota Prius is now arriving at dealers all over the country, and while gas prices--and hence hybrid sales--are down, it's expected to boost sales of the quintessential hybrid, now ranked at 52 or 56 mpg combined. Meanwhile, anticipation is building over the first deliveries of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 200-mile electric car. Green Auto Show Hyundai Ioniq plug-in cars

Toyota Prius Hybrid 'Pushback': Still A Real Thing

Green Car Reports

In three generations and over a decade on sale, the Toyota Prius hybrid has become a common sight on U.S. Yet many people''s views of the Prius haven''t changed for the better. roads, and has spurred the launch of numerous other hybrid models. DON''T MISS: Toyota Racks Up 7 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997: UPDATED "Pushback" from skeptical non-hybrid

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Toyota has now sold 10 million hybrids in 20 years, globally

Green Car Reports

Toyota has reached yet another significant milestone in global hybrid sales. The Japanese automaking giant has surpassed 10 million hybrid sales globally since the launch of the first-generation Prius in 1997. That total includes hybrids sold under Toyota's Lexus luxury brand, as well as sales of two plug-in hybrid models. sales Production New car sales

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Toyota Motor Europe hybrid sales up 45% year-to-date; targeting 50% hybrid take-rate by 2020

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reported that sales of hybrids have increased 45% so far this year compared with the same period in 2015—which was already a record year. Toyota’s target is to reach 50% of its European sales with hybrid vehicles by 2020, with a hybrid version in every major market segment. Toyota and Lexus are introducing three more hybrids to their European line-ups: the Toyota C-HR Hybrid, the new generation Prius Plug-In Hybrid and the Lexus LC 500h coupe.

2016 Toyota Prius hybrid gets good IIHS, NHTSA crash safety scores

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid has already been on sale for a few months, but crash-test scores are just now being released. The fourth-generation Prius did well in both National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing.

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Audi TDI Fix, 2016 Toyota Prius Sales, 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid Priced: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Audi's CEO says the carmaker's delinquent 3.0-liter V-6 diesels can be fixed with software tweaks, analysts say low gas prices will affect 2016 Toyota Prius sales targets, and the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sedan is priced from $28,645.

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Life After Death: What Happens When Your Prius Battery Dies

Green Car Reports

Believe it or not, the humble Toyota Prius has been on sale in the U.S. While many of these original 2000 Priuses are still giving their owners the same gas milage they did when new, traction battery packs inside early cars are reaching the end of their predicted 10 year, 300,000 mile life. If the battery pack in your Toyota Prius for 12 years.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Oct: steady before Bolt EV, Prius Prime arrival

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued at roughly the same pace as in previous months, at least among vehicles for which sales were reported. The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid continued a strong if not spectacular year, with 2,191 sales in October for a 10-month total of 18,517. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Lux Research: despite cheap oil, niche plug-in vehicle sales will be resilient; conventional hybrids to be hardest hit

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The current plunge in oil prices will likely negatively affect plug-in and hybrid vehicle sales in the short term; automakers such as BMW are already warning of lower sales of plug-in vehicles given the market context. Anticipated price of oil and forecast plug-in sales.

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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.

2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Driven, Electric-Car Sales, Prius No Longer CA Bestseller: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, check out our first drive review of the 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid, more evidence that low gas prices don''t affect electric-car sales, and the Toyota Prius hybrid''s loss of the California sales title to the Honda Accord.

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Toyota Prius Hybrid: Ultimate Guide To 50-MPG Mid-Size Hatchback

Green Car Reports

Toyota's Prius hybrid has undoubtedly done more to raise awareness of green vehicles and improving fuel efficiency than any other single model on sale today. in 1999 and styled by a design team in California, the Prius name has since been applied to two further generations and by May 2008, over a million had been sold First launched in the U.S.

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid posts 3,182 units in first full month of sales, outpacing Prius v

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Ford’s new C-MAX Hybrid ( earlier post ) sold 3,182 units in October in its first full month of sales, outselling the Prius v’s 2,769 units. Sales of the entire Prius family were 16,774 units, with the sedan accounting for 8,788 of those.) The C-MAX Hybrid also led Ford in achieving its best October hybrid sales month ever with a total of 4,612 sales, up 142% over October 2011. Hybrids Sales