I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]
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A new UK Study finds that Electric Cars today are Twice as Green as they were in 2012 – thanks to advances in renewable energy!
I don’t know Nate Cook, but between his thick Nixon wristwatch, hot pink bunny suit, and apparent enthusiasm for racing scooters, I’m kind of surprised we haven’t met already (the go-fast scooter scene is a small world, after all). It’s almost better that I don’t know Nate, though- because that made finding this 90’s Solo […]
With a Lotus and a Porsche as his weekend cars, this Toyota Prius owner was hoping for a bit more from his daily driver, so he made it something more.
With sales falling and a new RAV4 Hybrid on the market, the Prius V may be dropped. The Prius C is also in danger of being discontinued.
Are we falling more in love with Toyota’s hybrids, or are we too burned out on the Prius line to care about what makes the Toyota Prius C special? Find out.
Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2016 includes three hybrids, the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid, and the Chevy Volt. It finds all 3 exceptional.
The new for 2016 Chevy Volt promised a better interior and more room, but is it enough to really call it a family car?
Is the fact that EV heavy Nissan-Renault is owned by the French gov’t the real reason they’re cutting back on incentives for hybrids and PHEVs?
I spent over a week driving in and around heavy Chicago traffic in the 2015 Toyota Prius V. Meanwhile, Volkswagen’s world was exploding into chaos and making diesel seem like a really terrible alternative to EVs and hybrids like this one. How did that impact my views on the Prius V? Let’s find out! […]
With a lot more interior space and cargo capacity than the standard Prius, the 2015 Toyota Prius V is the futuristic wagon for people who demand better MPG.
Is the 2015 Toyota Prius V a hyper-efficient minivan or a futuristic take on the traditional station wagon? Is it just a big Prius, after all? We find out.
Redesigned airbags and structural improvements to the front end and occupant compartment make the 2015 Toyota Prius C one of the safest new cars available.
There’s no denying that the Toyota Prius has been at the forefront of the green car revolution for over 15 years now. True, the Tesla Model S is considered by many to be the new face of alternative fuels, but the Prius remains far and away the most popular green car on the road, and […]
For there to be a hero, there must also be a villain. Austin Powers had Dr. Evil, James Bond has battled SPECTRE for decades, and Superman is constantly foiling the machinations of Lex Luthor. Even in world of car enthusiasts, there are good guys and there are bad guys. Regular Car Reviews perfectly sums up […]
When Toyota dropped off the Barcelona Red Prius Five, I was a bit confused that I wasn’t going to be driving the Prius V. “I thought you were dropping off the van one,” I said to the driver. “You know which one I’m talking about? The Prius ‘V’?” “That’s what the last guy (who drove […]
The design of the 2016 Toyota Prius was changed at the last second, as the automaker seeks younger buyers. But could a more aggressive look backfire?
Toyota is preparing a new marketing campaign ahead of the launch of the 2016 Prius, which could achieve as much as 60 MPG with an “Eco” variant.
Ford is working on launching an all-new dedicated hybrid line that will ride on the next-generation C2 platform and offer several body styles.
The Nürburgring has become the defacto testing ground for performance cars from the farthest reaches of the world. Then there are the not-quite-performance cars that go there to put on a good show with a wink and a nod. Then there’s the Toyota Prius Plug-In, which turned in the slowest Nürburgring in the history of […]