Prius

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.

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2012 Toyota Prius C review

The baby of the Prius family still has some growing up to do, but its low price of admission and high-tech amenities make the Prius C an excellent value and fun to drive, even when the fun comes from a screen rather than the gas pedal.

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Toyota talk up ambitious hybrid car plan for late 2012

Toyota has revealed plans for another hybrid car release later this year, boasting the vehicle will return better mileage that the Fiat 500 and offer more room than a BMW X5.

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Video: Chevy Volt reaches over 3,000mpg

Chevy Volt engineer and driver Andy Oury was able to reach 3000mpg by driving in electric mode for months.

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Prius to Sell Speakers to Simulate Engine Noise

The Toyota Prius will offer a new option on August 30 that will alert pedestrians when it is running quietly.

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Toyota Issues: 2010 Prius Plagued With More Problems

Toyota's 2010 Prius' brakes are now troubled by a software glitch.

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Toyota’s Plans for Compact Hybrid, Honda Shows Production CR-Z Hybrid

Toyota and Honda show off new hybrids in Detroit including the Honda CR-Z Hybrid and the Toyota FT-CH.

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Toyota Launches Plug-in Prius Program

Toyota's new plug-in Prius is expected to get 134 mpg rating, but in reality it might be more like 50 mpg.

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