Toyota hybrid cars enjoy huge surge in sales

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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 to start sales of fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017

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Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Main specifications of Toyota FC Bus.

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2016 Toyota Prius: Official Auto Show Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It was actually introduced to the world last week, but the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid made its official auto-show debut yesterday at the huge Frankfurt Motor Show. Green EU Europe Toyota Auris Hybrid Toyota Yaris Hybrid regulationA large crowd of journalists from around the world crowded around the covered car, eager to see in person what so far they'd only seen in photos. And while hybrids remain a tiny share of.

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2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

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And here it is: the 2016 Toyota Prius. 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 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.

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. Future Cars 2016 Toyota PriusAnd so they have. 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.

Toyota piloting all-hybrid car-sharing scheme in Europe: YUKÕ

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Toyota Europe is piloting a new full hybrid car sharing program—named YUKÕ – Japanese for ‘Let’s go’—in two European cities: Dublin, Ireland and Forlì, Italy. Vehicles in the program range from the B-segment Toyota Yaris Hybrid to its iconic Prius and will eventually also include its latest crossover, the Toyota C-HR Hybrid. Last June, the “YUKÕ Toyota Car Club” was officially launched in Dublin. —Andrea Carlucci, CEO of Toyota Motor Italia.

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Toyota refreshes Prius+ MPV

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Toyota’s seven seat Prius+ hybrid is being restyled for 2015; with buyers to benefit from new design features, more equipment and colour choices. Hybrid cars Toyota

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." Jim 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. Future Cars Fuel Economy 2016 Toyota Prius

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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. If, that is, Toyota's own dealers prove willing to sell it—or even find out that it exists. market. After three separate complaints by readers in different areas of the U.S. sales Plug-In Hybrids dealers plug-in cars dealerships

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Toyota to end EV deal with Tesla

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Toyota is expected to let its supply agreement with Tesla to expire this year, with no plans for renewal, as the carmaker fixes its gaze firmly on hydrogen fuel cell cars. Electric cars Tesla Motors Toyota Editor Pick

Toyota reveals new Yaris

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A refreshed version of the Toyota Yaris will arrive on the market this summer with new styling, better fuel economy and ride comfort. Toyota

Review: 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The mid-size Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains one of the few vehicles on the market that offers a large SUV experience, while getting reasonable fuel economy for its size. It uses Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is available in two trims.

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. Plug-In Hybrids 2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota challenges high-school students to build fuel-cell cars

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For its latest campaign to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars, Toyota is turning to a group that is only just learning how to drive. The Japanese carmaker is working with California high schools to teach students about the technology and encourage them to enter STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) career fields. As part of the. hydrogen Students hydrogen fuel cell

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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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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. Despite depressed U.S. 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 million cars last year. Thanks to robust international sales and the launch. sales New car sales

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2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Sneak Peak

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For years, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has been the go-to hybrid crossover for well-heeled suburbanites who were too embarrassed to drive a minivan. Maybe Toyota really did think of everything this time around? Toyota Highlander

Consumer Reports confirms 2016 Toyota Prius 52-mpg rating

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Consumer Reports has confirmed the 52-mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, although its ratings in city and highway testing differed.

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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. Videos 2016 Toyota PriusA San Francisco driver captured video of what appears to be a camouflaged Prius prototype on one of the city's typically hilly streets.

Toyota officially unveils the new Mirai hydrogen car

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Toyota has officially unveiled its new Mirai car – its first full production hydrogen car. Hydrogen fuel Toyota Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars Editor Pick Set to launch next year, the new Mirai is the final production model based on the FCV we first saw at the Geneva Motor Show back in March.

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Toyota changes course, offers to share hybrid technology with rivals

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Over the past six months, Toyota has made some remarkable decisions about its present and future car technologies. DON'T MISS: Toyota battery. After years of staunch opposition to battery-electric vehicles, it committed to launching one by 2020. Now, the company has decided to offer its proprietary hybrid technology in volume to other automakers. parts suppliers Future Cars hybrid sales

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Toyota reveals new Aygo

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Toyota’s new Aygo is another highlight of the opening day of the Geneva Motor Show this morning. Toyota

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Toyota explores wireless charging

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Toyota has announced it will be testing wireless battery charging for vehicles with electric powertrains. Hybrid cars Toyota

Toyota teams with WiTricity for wireless charging

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Toyota is to explore wireless charging for future plug-in vehicles, agreeing an intellectual property licence with WiTricity to use the firm’s resonance charging systems. Toyota

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda to run electric-car division

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It's now abundantly clear that Toyota is changing course when it comes to zero-emission vehicles. The fact that Toyota is reportedly only now assembling the team to develop that. After years of promoting hydrogen fuel cells while shunning and disparaging battery-electric cars, the company now plans to introduce a mass-market electric car by 2020. Future Cars Akio Toyoda Executives plug-in cars

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Toyota’s new conventional and hybrid powertrains for 2018 Camry deliver significant boost in efficiency

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The 2018 Toyota Camry, the new eighth-generation of the most popular mid-size sedan in the world and the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, will be going on sale in the US in late summer. 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE. Toyota Hybrid System. Toyota Safety.

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Toyota launches new hybrid cars

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Such is its dominance of the sector any time that Toyota introduces a new hybrid car the automotive world pays attention: and its latest launch is as eye catching as ever. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Toyota

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Smaller, cheaper Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car coming in 2019, company says

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To increase the reach of its hybrid cars, Toyota launched the Prius C subcompact in 2012 as a smaller, less expensive alternative to the Prius Liftback that's the linchpin of its lineup. Now, Toyota says it may be planning to do something similar with its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The 2016 Toyota Mirai was launched last year in Japan.

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Toyota Tsusho strategic equity investor in bio-BTX company Anellotech

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Catalytic pyrolysis company Anellotech, which focuses on producing cost-competitive BTX (benzene, toluene and xylene) from non-food biomass, revealed Toyota Tsusho Corporation as a multinational strategic equity investor and corporate partner in the renewable aromatic chemicals supply chain.

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Toyota reveals plans to power homes in an emergency

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Toyota’s new FCV might not just be an exciting new addition to showrooms when it makes its world sales debut next year. Toyota Fuel Cells

Toyota reveals unique body-driven concept

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Now it is Toyota’s turn to show us what it has in store for Japan’s premium international motor show. Toyota Fuel Cells The Tokyo Motor Show is just weeks away now, and the list of things to look forward at the event is getting longer.

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Toyota hybrid cars to power energy firm

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The company has handpicked the Toyota Auris Hybrid (pictured) to represent its Venues [.]. Green cars Latest news Toyota E-ON green cars Toyota Auris Toyota Auris Hybrid

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

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

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‘10 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a large SUV that makes use of the company’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system in order to return fuel economy numbers that are more often associated with family sedans rather than heavy trucks. Additional Reviews of the 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV: Edmunds.

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

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The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency.

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Is Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell fervor foolish, or foresighted? (with charts)

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Toyota's staunch, unswerving support for hydrogen fuel cells has astonished and aggravated many in the electric vehicle community. For some of them, the technology is at best an inferior solution—and at worst is fossil fuel-friendly vaporware, a Judas in Jesus's clothing, if you will. With Daimler's recent announcement that it would. hydrogen costs research and development plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Toyota seize the light with engine plant solar installation

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Almost 13,000 solar panels have been fitted to Toyota’s engine manufacturing factory in Deeside, North Wales. Toyota Editor Pick

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Toyota celebrates 7 million hybrid sales

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September 2014 saw Toyota’s total worldwide hybrid sales pass the seven million mark, with European sales topping 772,300 and UK sales reaching 132,000. The best-selling Toyota hybrid is, unsurprisingly, the Prius, which has shifted more than 3.3 Hybrid cars Toyota Lexus Editor Pick

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First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Call Car Delivered in California

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The first 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car in the U.S. The car was delivered at Roseville Toyota, north of Sacramento, one of eight California dealers that will sell the Mirai initially. was delivered to its owner November 9. The keys went to Glenn Rambach, a 70-year-old engineer specializing in--what else?--hydrogen hydrogen fuel cells. DON'T. sales California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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