Plug-in hybrid EV

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Test Drive Review

Adding a plug and a cord makes this the best version of the Prius you can buy. – Cleveland, Ohio The plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius Prime has often been panned because its all-electric drive range is less than half that of the Chevrolet Volt. While the newly named Prime has…

2 months ago by John Neff 86

August 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Thanks to a record setting August for plug-in sales, the US finds itself just a month away from marking a full two years worth* of monthly year-over-year gains. August was again led by the three offerings one might have expected heading into the month: the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model S…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 173

Toyota Eyes U.S. Battery Factory

Primearth EV Energy, a subsidiary of Toyota, has made it known that the automaker may construct a lithium-ion battery factory in the U.S. The batteries would support Toyota’s plug-in hybrid and future pure electric vehicles. Nothing is confirmed at this point in time, but Ward’s reports the following: “…a company…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 11

Toyota Camry Hybrid in Thailand

Toyota Wants To Build Electrified Vehicles In Thailand

Thailand’s car industry has been moving towards greener pastures for years now, but the speed of that change looks to be accelerating. After BMW started talking about building electric vehicles in the country last year, and the nation’s largest energy provider, PTT Pcl, inking an EV deal with six automakers,…

2 months ago by Sebastian Blanco 3