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Toyota Prius Prime Launch Delayed In Japan

Latest plug-in hybrid Toyota – the Prius Prime – is delayed in Japan. New generation Prius hybrid is best seller in home market, but the Prius Prime due undisclosed reasons will appear several months later (winter instead of fall). It’s not clear whether this delay will ultimately effect North America…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 19

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

July 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in electric vehicle sales have set a sales record in every month so far in 2016*, but something special has been happening over the past two months – year-over-year comps have been destroyed. For July, some ~13,432 plug-ins were sold, the 4th best result for any month of EV sales in the US (all…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 43

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Toyota Mirai Test Drive Review Video – Not Quite There Yet

A comprehensive walk-through of the hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Mirai, including exterior, interior, driving and refueling has been filed by Autogefühl (a favorite of ours). The conclusions however are mixed, as on one side it’s solid car, while on the other, there is dramatic/controversial designs at work, with some cheap looking details….

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 117

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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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 43

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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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 18