EV sales continue to rise, led by plug-in hybrids. Tesla US sales are up 8% while sales of the Toyota Prius and its siblings are down sharply.
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While EV sales still make up a small slice of the overall market, they are actually selling at a faster pace than the first generation of hybrid cars.
The Toyota Prius has been the perennial best seller for green-minded drivers, but the Tesla Model S is stealing buyers from Japanese hybrid.
Here in America, a car is stolen somewhere in the country every 33 seconds. While anti-theft devices have grown ever more complicated, the tools used by thieves have not. Anybody can be the victim of a random automotive theft, but drivers of the Toyota Prius apparently have less to fear; the Prius is one of the least popular cars among car thieves.
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?
To hear some people tell it, the five-week Chevy Volt production hiatus that GM announced last week is the death blow to GM’s plug-in hybrid. After missing 2011 production goals by about 24% and selling less than 1,700 Volts in the first two months of 2012, the Chevy Volt really seems to be struggling over […]
You can’t keep a good car company down, and Toyota is a good car company. So despite weathering an well-publicized recall and a country-shattering earthquake/tsunami, Toyota is set to sell more Prius hybrids this year than it did in 2010.