Toyota says it needs to replace the water pump on 378,000 2004-2007 Priuses. And it will, for free. But don’t call this a recall.
Toyota’s plan for green cars includes 11 new hybrids, a Prius plug-in hybrid, an iQ-based electric, a fuel cell vehicle and second generation EV batteries.
Hybrid vehicles are an easy way to get better fuel economy while driving while helping to make the world a little greener. Get details on this type of car here.
GM’s Buick brand is trying its hand at green cars again, announcing at the Los Angeles Auto Show plans for a hybrid version of its LaCrosse vehicle.
Infiniti is bringing to its U.S. dealers the M35h hybrid, which it debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase its 30 miles per gallon fuel economy.
Nissan is showing off at the Los Angeles Auto Show its Ellure concept hybrid, blending stylish design with environmental driving functions in a sedan body.
Kia’s green car offering at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the 2011 Optima Hybrid, said to get 40 MPG on the highway and 62 MPH in electric only mode.
Cadillac is showing off at the Los Angeles Auto Show the Urban Luxury Concept, a sweet little city car concept powered by a hybrid drive design.
The EPA’s 2011 fuel-economy report card shows hybrids at the head of the class. As for the soon-to-arrive electric vehicles, they haven’t been graded yet.
Toyota is showcasing a version of the Prius customized by their own Conversions and Accessories group at the 2010 SEMA Show to highlight its sporty potential.