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Study: Electric-cars won’t make a big impact until prices fall

Sales of plug-in hybrid, electric cars and hybrid vehicles in the United States are rising but according to a new study by J.D. Power and Associates, they won’t gain real traction until automakers lower prices and show some real economic benefits of purchasing such vehicles. Read our review on the Chevrolet Volt. While sales of electric […]

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Toyota updates pricing on 2013 Prius, introduces Persona Series Special Edition

Toyota Motor Sales has just announced some pricing and packaging changes to the 2013 Prius, Prius V and Prius Plug-In hybrids. More importantly however, in bids to curtail the heavy competition via branding tactics, Toyota introduced their latest Persona Series Special Edition model to the Prius as a way to help personalize the car for […]

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2013 Toyota Prius, Prius Plug-in Hybrid, Prius V prices announced

Toyota has announced the pricing details on the 2013 Prius, Prius V and the Prius Plug-in Hybrid models. All pricing for these three 2013 Prius gamily members become effective October 2012. The MSRP on 2013 Prius has been increased by $200 on each of the five Prius equipment levels. Check out more news on the Toyota […]

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Report: Toyota Prius is now the world’s third best-selling model… kind of

The Toyota Prius is officially the world’s third best-selling car in the first quarter of 2012… well, almost. Actually, sales of the Prius more than doubled when Toyota extended the family to a four-model lineup meaning all the sales of the Prius C, Prius V, Prius plug-in hybrid and the ‘standard’ Prius all count under […]

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Toyota sells 4 million hybrids worldwide

Toyota announced today that it has sold a total of 4 million hybrids around the world through April 2012. That’s pretty outstanding in the grand scheme of things. The Japanese automaker said that hybrid vehicles accounted for 15 percent of its global sales so far in 2012. The company currently sells 18 hybrid vehicles in […]

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Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid sales top Chevy Volt and Nissan LEAF numbers

About a month ago, Toyota started selling the Prius Plug-in Hybrid without much advertising – however, the power of the Prius-brand came through for Toyota and helped it surpass sales over the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt. In April (2012), Nissan sold only 370 units of the LEAF while Chevrolet sold 1,462 units of […]

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid price starts at $32,000

Toyota’s Chevrolet Volt competitor is here! The Japanese automaker today officially introduced the new 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which will hit dealerships in 14 launch states beginning this October through Toyota’s Online Order System at www.toyota.com. Deliveries of the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid strat in Spring 2012. The launch states include California, Oregon, Washington, […]

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid approved for California’s carpool lane

Toyota has announced that its new 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid has been approved for the State of California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) and that buyers of the car will be able to ride solo in California’s carpool lane. “Designed to promote the use of Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) and related clean vehicle technologies, the CVRP […]

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Toyota NS4 Concept teased, ‘advanced plug-in hybrid’ study to debut in Detroit

The 2012 Detroit Auto Show will be one heck of a large show. Toyota has just dropped a teaser of what it calls the NS4 Concept car. Toyota says that the study is said to preview ‘an advanced plug-in hybrid concept’ and… well, that’s really about it. The Toyota NS4 Concept will make its debut […]

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Report: Orders for the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid open in Japan

Report: Orders for the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid open in Japan

The Prius PHV, Toyota’s first plug-in hybrid, will be available for order in Japan as of January 30, after its debut that hit just before this week’s Tokyo Motor Show. Sales for the Prius Plug-in Hybrid are projected to reach 60,000 per year, with the bulk of these sales in Japan, anticipated around 35,000 – […]

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