Toyota plans to unveil at the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March a hybrid concept of its Yaris as well as a seven passenger Prius vehicle.
Members of the Zipcar car-sharing network in Boston/Cambridge, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, will soon get to test drive the new Prius plug-in hybrid.
Toyota unveiled the Prius V, an extension of its popular hybrid, highlighting that it offers 50-percent more cargo space while getting 40 mpg.
Due out in 2012, the Prius Plug-in from Toyota will be able to go 13 miles in full electric mode, the company says, and up to speeds of around 60 MPH.
Toyota shows a Prius C concept car, with the real thing due in the next year or so. It’ll be the smallest Prius, and get the best mileage, the company says.
The big auto show in Detroit, on Jan. 10, will be the stage for Toyota to show its first line extension of the popular Prius, reportedly with an MVP hybrid.
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.
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.
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.
Toyota will soon be offering an upgrade kit for the humble Prius to make it look something more akin to what you might race in on a Friday night.