Browsing the "Toyota Prius Plug-in" Tag

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In Gets Price Cut

October 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Toyota has finally got on the price-cutting train, cutting up to $4,600 from the price of the top-trim Prius Plug-In. But is that enough to help what have thus far been tepid sales

Chevy Volt Incentives Offer Up To $5,000 Off Older Models

June 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While Chevy Volt sales were once watched closer than Kim Kardashians tweets, these days sales have essentially plateaued while production has ramped up. That has left GM with more than a 140 day supply of the plug-in hybrid, so the General is offering up to $5,000 off 2012 models to help dealers move them off of showroom floors

Will The Next-Gen Chevy Volt Offer Multiple Battery Options?

March 8th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

You can bet that GM already has a good idea of what consumers what in the next-generation Chevrolet Volt. That means rumors and hearsay are starting to trickle out, though sometimes a single sentence from one suit can send the automotive media into a feeding frenzy. So comes word that the Chevy Volt may offer less range in the future...or on the flipside, even more range. Say what

Toyota Prius Production Finally Coming To America?

January 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Though the Toyota Prius may not be the sexiest green car, and it certainly isn’t the fastest, it is by far the most popular and best-known hybrid in the world. For years now, Toyota has been hinting that production of the Prius could move to America, where manufacturing costs are cheaper. Top executives are now hinting that Prius production will move to the places where they are “popular”; is an American-made Prius coming soon

Next Toyota Prius May Get All-Wheel Drive, Bold Look

November 20th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Toyota Prius remains the best-selling hybrid by a wide margin. Yet despite its once-lofty lead in the battle of mpgs, automakers like Ford have narrowed the gap substantially. So it is good to hear that Toyota is planning some drastic changes for the next Prius, including all-wheel drive, more mpgs, and a drastic design change

Toyota Prius May Get Drastic Design Changes

November 8th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While the Toyota Prius hybrid is by far the most popular and fuel efficient car for sale in the U.S., you won’t find many people who buy it because of the way it looks. But it seems that the powers-that-be are considering ditching the Prii and its practical wedge-shaped design for something more aesthetically pleasing.

First Full Month Of Sales Sees Ford C-Max Hybrid Outselling Prius V

November 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Ford has declared war on the Toyota Prius family of hybrid vehicles, and its latest weapon in the war of fuel efficiency is the C-Max Hybrid. The Blue Oval has every reason to feel confident too; during its first full month of sales, the Ford C-Max Hybrid outsold the Toyota Prius V. Is the Prius brand losing its luster

Ford C-Max Energi Lands 100 MPGe Rating From EPA

October 12th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Ford C-Max Energi has a lot of numbers in its favor, from lower pricing to better MPGs to a longer driving range. Well Ford is about to add another feather to its hat, as the EPA has given the C-Max Energi a 100 MPGe rating, better than both the Toyota Prius Plug-In and the Chevy Volt

The Bottom Drops Out? Toyota Electric Car Sales Nixed

September 24th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The world has not embraced fully electric vehicles the way many analsyts have predicted, and it is causing quite a star in the auto industry. With Toyota’s announcement to severely curtail development of an electric version of the iQ microcar, the EV industry seems to be in dire straits indeed

Toyota Prius Plug-in Breaks 6,000 Units Sold In Six Months

September 13th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Chevy Volt has garnered a lion’s share of the attention when it comes to plug-in hybrids, both positive and negative. Meanwhile, Toyota has quietly released their own Prius Plug-in to the masses. This week the Japanese automaker announced that in the first six months the Prius Plug-in had sold over 6,000 units. But they did it in a kind of weird way

Former Prius Owners Turning To Chevy Volt

September 12th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Chevy Volt doesn’t get a lot of love from the right-wing, and Monday’s biased Reuters article claiming each Volt costs GM up to $49,000 certainly doesn’t help. But there is one group of car owners who are turning to the Volt in high numbers, and it is just the customer GM is hoping to attract. I’m talking about owners of the Toyota Prius, which is the #1 traded-in vehicle for Volt customers

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