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    Report: Toyota will boost production of Prius compact to meet high demand

    Toyota will increase the production rate of its new compact version of its Prius hybrid in order to meet Japanese demand that may be 10 times that of its current supply, Green Car Congress reports, citing the Japan-based publication Nikkei. The world's biggest maker of hybrids will increase ...

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    Report: Toyota gets slammed in Japan with Aqua/Prius C pre-orders

    Perhaps the the "c" in the Prius C stands for ka-ching. According to reports, Toyota in Japan received 10 times its monthly sales target in pre-orders for the compact version of its Prius hybrid within the first five days of the model's debut, leading to what's likely to be a shortage and long ...

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    Official: Toyota Aqua (Prius C) comes to Japan, 60,000 orders already in

    This week, Toyota Motor Corp. started selling its Aqua hybrid-electric compact car in Japan as the world's biggest hybrid-vehicle maker looks to build upon the success of its Prius with a smaller, more efficient variant. The Aqua, which is about the size of a Toyota Yaris, has a base price ...

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    Tokyo: Toyota Aqua concepts hint to a Prius C of possibilities

    Toyota unveiled a handful of production and concept Aqua models at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. As you may recall, the Aqua will serve as the Prius C here in the United States when it lands at the Detroit Auto Show in early 2012. The Yaris-sized hatchback will come equipped with a 1.5-liter ...

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    Official: Prius C revealed among Toyota lineup for Tokyo Motor Show [w/video]

    We've heard the argument before: Why get a big hybrid when a small hatchback can, in real-world conditions, post similar fuel economy figures. And to them, Toyota answers with the new Prius C. Smaller than the existing Prius, the Prius C will launch at the rapidly approaching Tokyo Motor Show ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius C to be called Aqua in Japan, expected to return 94 mpg*

    Toyota's upcoming compact hybrid, previewed by the Prius C Concept, will reportedly launch in January 2012 in Japan wearing the Aqua name, according to news outlet Nikkei. The compact gas-electric is expected to carry a fuel economy rating of 40 kilometers per liter (94 miles per gallon U.S.) on ...


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