Toyota Prius

  • Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid sets a really terrible and strange Nürburgring lap record [video]

    There are real records and then there are "other" records in very odd categories. This one is obviously all about getting more attention and nothing to do with speed, which is what we think about when a car hits an extreme race track. According to… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Prius global sales reach three million units

    Cumulative global sales of the Toyota Prius passed three million in June. The milestone was achieved 16 years after debut of first generation model, which sold 123,000 units globally and 1,262 in UK. Since its debut in Japan back in 1997, its official CO2 emissions… Continue reading »

  • 2015 Toyota Prius spied for the first time

    The next generation Toyota Prius has been caught testing in California and here we have the first spy shots of the fully disguised prototype. The new Prius is based on a new platform that will also underpin other models like Corolla, Camry and RAV4. Despite… Continue reading »

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

    Toyota To Launch Greener Prius Plug-In Hybrid At Frankfurt Motor Show

    Toyota will debut the production version of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) at the Frankfurt Motor Show on 15th September. The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid features a new, more compact lithium-ion battery which has been developed to meet Toyota’s rigorous standards for reliability.… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Prius family

    Toyota To Offer AC Power Outlets On Prius

    Buy a Toyota generator and get a Prius free?  Kind of, as the Japanese company is to add normal AC power outlets in cars to enable motorists to power laptops, fridges, microwave ovens or whatever they wish. I have wondered before why we are still… Continue reading »

  • Sebastian Thrun Talks About Google's Driverless Car At TED [VIDEO]

    Sebastian Thrun is the director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and the man who helped build Google's driverless car. The video below shows the DARPA Challenge-winning car motoring through busy city traffic, highways, with no one behind the wheel. The dramatic test drive footage… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Hybrid Vehicle Sales Pass Three Million

    Toyota's first hybrid, the Coaster Hybrid EV bus was launched in 1997, the same year the first generation Prius was launched. Currently Toyota offers 16 different hybrid models around the world and plans to add 10 more by the end of 2012. Since 1997, Toyota… Continue reading »

  • Geneva 2011: Toyota Prius+ And Yaris HSD Concept

    Toyota Prius+ is a full hybrid MPV that will be launched in Europe in the first half of 2012. Toyota did not release any of the specs, but says the Prius+ offers lowest fuel consumption and emissions of any seven-seat vehicle on the market, and… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Yaris HSD Concept And Prius+ Teased Ahead Of Geneva Motor Show

    Toyota announced today that their show stand at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show will be devoted to Hybrid Synergy Drive technologies, including plug-in hybrids, electric vehicles and fuel cell hybrid vehicles. The occasion will mark the world debut of Yaris HSD, a new concept previewing… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Prius: The Road To Customer Satisfaction

    It isn't dangerous and doesn't mean a recall but Toyota has discovered that, on some Priuses, the hybrid electric water pump can cause a loss of power. When this happens, the coolant temperature is too high and the Malfunction Indicator Light will illuminate. Second generation… Continue reading »