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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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    Toyota's Auriga Leader transport ship gets hybridized [w/video]

    Given that one container ship can emit nearly as much as 50 millions vehicles, even miniscule improvements made to boost the operating efficiency of these mammoth cargo-hauling vessels are worthy of praise. Back in 2009, Toyota teamed with NYK Line for its transport ship, the Auriga Leader. ...

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    Detroit 2011: Toyota Prius Family plan gets bigger, smaller and more popular?

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    Toyota has big plans for the new Prius family brand. We don't really give a rip what the plural of the name is, but we do like that the fuel-saving technology will be available in more and more vehicles on the Prius platform ...

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    Detroit 2011: Toyota Prius family will grow with a smaller hatchback?

    Sprinkled around Cobo Hall this morning in the wee hours of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, we discovered a number of promotional images from Toyota teasing the big Prius announcement that's coming later this afternoon. We don't know with 100 percent certainty, but the ad sure makes it look like the ...

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    Detroit Preview: Toyota's Prius Family will grow by two, the MPV and a new concept

    The winter teaser press releases for the 2011 Detroit Auto Show continue with a short mention from Toyota about the "Prius Family of Vehicles" that we will meet at the North American International Auto Show in a few short weeks. We have gotten a peek at what might be the Prius minivan/MPV (above) ...

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    Hybrids sales took a dip in November, but Ford Fusion Hybrid saw an increase

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    The number of available hybrid vehicles continues to grow, but even with more models joining the gas-electric segment, sales are slowly slipping. November sales results show that there are now 15 hybrid passenger cars and 12 ...

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    Honda Insight wins alternative-energy rallies in Quebec and New Zealand

    Rallying often conjures up images of vehicles going fender-to-fender in a battle to conquer the dirt. The course tends to be packed with locals who often stand far too close for comfort. That's traditional rallying. In alternative-energy rallies, there's no fender-to-fender action, no high-speed ...

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    Study: The Toyota Prius has a dirty side after all: manufacturing

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    There are plenty of revelations in the annual sustainability report recently released by Toyota. By and large, the company is as ecologically-minded as a multi-national corporation can be, but as we've touched on before, not ...

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    Report: Toyota working on both smaller and larger Prius versions for 2012

    We're all aware that Toyota's dominance in the hybrid segment is unmatched, but if a report posted in the Wall Street Journal turns out to be true, then we should expect the gas-electric champ to further bolster its industry-leading lineup with the addition of two new variants of the best-selling ...

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    Six Toyota Prius PHEVs go to Clean Cities in Syracuse

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    Toyota is continuing its deployment of 150 Prius plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) throughout the United States, with six of them delivered to the Clean Communities of CNY program in Syracuse, NY. The Clean Communities program is ...

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    Toyota looking on Facebook for biggest fan to celebrate Prius' 10th anniversary

    We know that many AutoblogGreen readers are huge fans of Toyota's hybrid icon, the Prius. 2010 marks the tenth anniversary of the Prius entry into the U.S. market and Toyota wants to celebrate with a party for a very special and dedicated fan. Who will win? That will be up to Prius fans to ...

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    Toyota Prius eclipses 200,000 total sales in Europe, doubling mark set in 2008

    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you throw out the question "which car best symbolizes the hybrid segment?", the nearly unanimous answer is the Toyota Prius. The Prius's success in the hybrid segment is unparalleled and it has become the definitive example of ...

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    Toyota to go big in 2012 with a new BEV, PHEV and Prius family

    Toyota FT-EV concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota officials confirmed this evening that come calendar year 2012, at least three new environmentally friendly cars will be going into production, starting with a version of last year's FT-EV concept that will hit the streets ...

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    Prius' powertrain could find new home in Toyota's "sporty" CR-Z rival

    Toyota FT-CH – Click above for high-res image gallery
    By 2020, Toyota plans to offer a hybrid model in every car category across the board. Many of the upcoming hybrids will utilize the Prius' tried-and-true hybrid setup. The company is reluctant to develop an entirely new hybrid system ...

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    Toyota's hybrid sales eclipse 2.5M mark, now climbing at 2,000 per day

    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you'd like to know what it's like to be on top in the hybrid segment of the automotive industry, just ask Toyota. The company has held the top spot for eons and it certainly doesn't look like Toyota will relinquish the honor in ...

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    Inside Line puts plug-in Prius to the test, hits 62 mpg, payback period at least 215K miles [w/video]

    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Toyota graciously allowed us to take the plug-in Prius for a quick spin a while back and we walked away somewhat impressed, noting that it offers the same joys of a traditional Prius, but packs in a bit more of ...

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    Toyota Prius blows past sales expectations in India with 80 units in three months

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    How much is too much when it comes to selling the Toyota Prius? In India, the Japanese automaker expected to sell just 12 of the world's best-selling hybrids a month, but it has already received orders for 80 vehicles and has ...

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    Toyota Prius remains Japan's top-selling car for 12th straight month

    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite a six-month waiting period over in Japan, the Toyota Prius remains on top of the charts as the nation's best-selling vehicle (not just hybrid vehicles) for the 12th consecutive month. As the numbers show, it's not even a ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius "Alpha" MPV coming in spring 2011

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    When Toyota gets around to launching additional body styles to the Prius lineup next year, the first model – a compact MPV – is expected to be badged as Alpha. The small van based on stretched version of the ...

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    Toyota: Prius Plug-In Hybrid won't compete with Leaf or Volt

    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Not all plug-in vehicles are created equal. As we finally start to see mainstream, commercially available plug-ins arrive, the market is developing into a continuum. At one extreme we have the pure battery electrics like ...


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