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2013 Toyota RAV4 Could Go Hybrid

As the undisputed king of hybrid cars, the Toyota Prius and its family of Prii dominate hybrid vehicle sales. Why Toyota even bothers building hybrid versions of its other cars like the Camry is beyond me. Yet it appears hybridization is contagious, as Toyota is saying that a hybrid version of the new 2013 Toyota RAV4 is a “possibility”.

December 5th

Toyota, Tesla to Build Electric SUVs in Canada

Toyota and American electric vehicle company Tesla announced Friday that the Japanese firm’s RAV4 EV plug-in sport-ute would be built in Canadian factories, starting in 2012. The RAV4 EV, aimed at key North American markets (i.e., California) is to be built at Toyota’s Woodstock, Ontario plant along the more conventional, gasoline variant of the RAV4.  The RAV4 […]

August 8th

Tesla Loses $34.9 Million This Quarter, That's OK

There is a pretty good reason electric car companies have had only limited success so far. Starting a car company is tough. Just ask Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. The electric-roadster maker lost almost $35 million this quarter. Tesla released its financial statements, which show the company is investing heavily in research and development, while […]

November 10th

Tesla And Toyota Working On RAV4 EV

It’s kind of crazy to think just ten years ago, the SUV craze was hitting its stride. Personally, I never bought into the whole SUV craze (I like nimble vehicles, thank you). There is, however, something to say about the utility and usefulness of a good-sized SUV though, and even today, I still see plenty […]