The Toyota Prius is by far the most popular hybrid on the market, but even though it has a stellar reputation for being fuel efficient, there's one thing that you can't really do with it - go camping.
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The internet is abuzz with news that Ford and Hyundai are currently working on new dedicated hybrid models that will compete with the top-selling Toyota Prius. Both Ford and Hyundai currently offer hybrid
Two of the main obstacles to the widespread adoption of solar energy are cost and efficiency. However researchers at the Durham, North Carolina-based startup Semprius have found a way to tackle both these
When we first spotted this crazy picture of a Prius driver hitching a free energy ride on San Francisco's MUNI power lines, we couldn't believe it! Equipped with a giant trolley pole, the Franken-Prius
A recent Polk Automotive study reveals that many Model S owners traded in the cheaper Prius for Tesla's all-electric sedan. At first it may not make sense that Prius owners would switch to a vehicle that
Toyota has issued a recall of 1.9 million Toyota Prius hybrids to reprogram software in the third-generation Prius. The recall is needed to update a hybrid control glitch that can cause the Prius to shut
Toyota has released a few early tidbits of information regarding the next-generation Toyota Prius, which is slated to arrive sometime in 2015. Satoshi Ogiso, Toyota's Managing Officer, revealed that the
To demonstrate just how fuel efficient the Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is, and to engage with local communities, Toyota has launched the 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge. The challenge is open to
The first thing everyone wants to know about a Prius is its mileage. How did it do? Well, official estimates are 53 city and 46 highway. On our test it was easy to get 40 mpg with combined city and
Toyota’s vaunted Prius line is racing into third place in total cars sold worldwide, proving that, far from being a niche market, hybrid technology is as mainstream as it gets. The news comes soon
With gas prices soaring, we're all looking to green up our driving these days, and eBay Green Driving wants to make it a lot easier for one person by giving them a brand new Toyota Prius! To enter, just
That being said, Toyota hasn't changed much else about this car besides the size, which presents some problems. Toyota seems to have plugged the same engine and motor into this car that goes into other
Toyota's newest Prius model, the 2012 Prius c, is set to hit dealerships next month. The Prius c is now the smallest Prius model available and sits at the opposite end of the lineup from the "versatile"
The Prius c has the same basic bits you find in any small Toyota--nothing special here other than a digital nav screen that is necessary to monitor the hybrid system but seems slightly upmarket for such a
Fifty kilometers per hour isn't much--just 31 miles per hour--but that's still a reasonable driving speed for alternative energy cars built for city driving. Toyota Canada engineer Vinh Pham drove the
The brochure for the Japanese domestic market Toyota Prius C was just leaked ahead of the vehicle's official intro at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, giving us a sneak peak at its real-world numbers.
The most important thing we discovered while driving the plug-in Prius was that it is clearly designed for stop-and-go city driving. When we took it from stoplight to stoplight, gradual braking could put
Solar start-up comany Semprius just unveiled an ultra-tiny solar cell that is half the size of a pinhead and (when combined with powerful but inexpensive lenses) can concentrate sunlight more than 11,000
The Prius Projects Concept Bike has reached its final stage, and it has just been revealed that Toyota and Parlee Cycles are working with DeepLocal to bring some incredible technology to the green
To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the Prius and a decade of environmentally sustainable transportation, Toyota has teamed up with Parlee Cycles in an effort to create a bicycle based on Prius
Ford has some exciting new vehicles in the works, including a new Ford Fusion Hybrid that will reportedly get as much as 48 mpg, which could rival the Toyota Prius. The latest Ford Inside News report also
Witmer's inspiration from the idea came from his many camping trips where he cooks over open fires. Even though he cooks outdoors, the smoke from the fire still burns his eyes and irritates his lungs,
Since the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Toyota has been struggling to bring its factories back up to normal production level - they're aiming to return to full capacity by the end of the year. That's a
According to The Nikkei, Toyota plans to make plug-in capabilities standard on all of its fourth-gen Prius hybrid models debuting in 2014. This is even bigger news than it sounds, since Toyota recently
Toyota and Pittsburgh-based Deeplocal have teamed up to create a Prius-powered hybrid roller coaster. The idea was to see if the car’s braking energy could be harvested to power other parts of a theme
Car dealers across the United States are facing a shortfall of Japanese fuel-efficient cars as rising gas prices and uncertainty about new shipments coming in from Japan have increased demand. Toyota and
Last year we reported on Google developing a self-driving car that uses artificial-intelligence software to sense anything near it and makes decisions that would otherwise be made by the driver.
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