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Toyota Prius Prime Interior

Toyota Hints Fifth Seat In The Prius Prime To Arrive In The Future

Toyota hasn’t forgot about that fifth seat in the upcoming Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, which was recently put through a first drive reveiw. The Japanese manufacturer simply sacrificed fifth seat because it would require reinforcing the structure – adding more weight and thus less efficiency (Toyota loves its MPG ratings) and would…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 43

2016 Toyota Prius Crash Test

2016 Toyota Prius/Prius Prime Crash Test Videos

While awaiting the Toyota Prius Prime late this year, which could become one of the best selling plug-in hybrids in 2017 with a target of 60,000 annually, we came across these videos from crash tests of the hybrid version, which also are included as part of the Prius Prime safety evaluation (see…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 9

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Jay Leno Drives Toyota i-Road – Video

The Toyota i-Road EV concept combines the convenience of a motorbike with the stability and comfort of a car. It is Toyota’s answer to the future of mobility. Jay Leno had an opportunity to drive the vehicle on a recent episode of the second season of Jay Leno’s Garage. He did a…

3 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 18

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Tesla Listed As One Of 50 Smartest Companies For 2016

MIT Technology Review released its list of the “50 Smartest Companies” in 2016. Among the 50, we find two automakers listed: Tesla Motors and Toyota. Tesla placed fourth out of 50 and was noted mostly for its Autopilot technology (and yes, this was decided before the recent high profile Model…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 11

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

June 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While every month so far in 2016 has been an improvement, June was something special as the “Tesla rush” to meet Q2 estimates was far greater than the “Tesla rush” of Q2 2015 and Ford set multi-year highs for plug-in sales. In total, a new all-time record for plug-in sales…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 66