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Toyota's Prius hybrid features a towing package for the first time ever

Toyota has revealed that its 2016 Prius can be optioned with a tow package to haul just under 1,600 pounds. The hitch can be easily attached and removed, and doesn't change the car's rear bumper design.
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Toyota’s next-generation Prius will show its new face on September 8th in Las Vegas

Toyota has announced that it will showcase its next generation Prius on September 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new Prius is expected to feature an all-electric range of approximately 35 miles.
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625,000 Toyota hybrids are being recalled because they shut down mid-drive

Toyota has recalled 625,000 of their hybrid vehicles because "in limited instances, the hybrid system might shut down while the vehicle is being driven, resulting in the loss of power, bringing the vehicle to stop."
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Toyota’s redesigned 2016 Prius reportedly appears online with detailed information

Design sketches and information about the next-generation Toyota Prius leak online. The 2016 Prius will average 54 miles per gallon, and will be lighter and larger than the current model.
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Prius to be all-new in 2015 and could offer all-wheel drive

Toyota aims to have a new Prius for 2015 in the works with a revised, more efficient exterior look, a new interior, a lithium-ion battery pack, and an optional all-wheel drive system.
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Toyota launches charity drive/mpg ad campaign called ‘2013 Prius Plug-in Challenge’

Toyota will be handing out Prius Plug-ins to several charity organizations over the next few months. Each team will be working to achieve the highest possible fuel economy scores. The winning team will receive a $2,500 donation from Toyota.
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Review: VW’s 2013 Jetta Hybrid goes green with a turbocharged grin

With a turbocharged engine and 7-speed transmission, VW's 2013 Jetta Hybrid knows how to move
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Volkswagen ponders bringing a few 261mpg XL1s to the U.S., uncertain of legality

Unsure of laws surrounding limited production cars, Volkswagen ponders shipping a few of the 261mpg XL1s to the U.S. Would anyone want to buy a hyper-mileage car that they couldn’t drive on public roads?
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California’s passion for the Prius can’t be all about gas mileage

The Toyota Prius continues its reign as California’s top car brand – even with an influx of more fuel efficient vehicles.
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Car thieves apparently uninterested in fuel economy, Toyota Prius proves one of the least-stolen cars in the US

The Toyota Prius has proven unpopular with thieves, possibly because the parts of the popular hybrid are not interchangeable with other models.
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Toyota recalls 670,000 Prius units in the US, 2.77 million vehicles worldwide

A design flaw in the steering column of the second-generation Prius has lead Toyota to recall all 670,000 of them. An unrelated water pump problem could also become an issue for about half of these cars.
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Toyota’s next Prius to be another big leap forward

Toyota is facing increasing competition in the area of hybrids, and are now working on a new Prius to once again put themselves out in front of the pack.