A Toyota Prius hyrid electric cars sits in front of a RAV 4 SUV on media day at the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai on April 20, 2013. Even as Chinese cities fight off pollution, sales of gas-guzzling SUVs are blazing past those of greener-energy cars even though the latter enjoy official backing.
The Model S uses about half the energy of a Toyota Prius every mile, and it has more than twice the range—about 200 miles—of any other electric car we've driven.
That's not happening yet: After a dozen years on the market, gasoline-electric hybrids – like the Toyota Prius or Chevrolet Volt...More quotes »
Search continues for woman who went missing near Gilgo Beach
a.m., the caller reporting finding personal items near Ocean Walk. Investigators also found an abandoned car, a blue Toyota Prius , on the south side of Ocean Parkway in the area -- but police have not confirmed the owner of the vehicle.The site is not far Read more »
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Read This: A family's 10-year history with a 2003 first-gen Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius has put in its time as the benchmark for hybrids and fuel efficient vehicles on American roads. For Scott Burns, it's put in time as a family car as well, and one he's been incredibly happy with. Burns, writing in the Houston Chronicle , from AutoblogGreen Read more »
Expect millions of electric car charging stations by 2020
Autos Paul A. Eisenstein The Detroit Bureau 5 hours ago Jim Wilson/New York Times file (2010) Andrew Utter plugs converted a Toyota Prius Zipcar into a charging station across the street from City Hall in San Francisco. Charging stations are hard to find from MSNBC Read more »
Official: Porsche 918 Spyder to do 211mph and 85mpg!
The Porsche 918 Spyder will be a 211mph supercar that will also have the potential to return fuel economy better than a Toyota Prius hybrid, the firm has confirmed. Official performance and economy figures have finally been officially revealed for the pr from MSN UK: Cars Read more »
So this is how you look in the eyes of Google self driving car
Google’s self driving cars are probably the cars of the future. They are not only seen as safer options as compared to human driven vehicles but are also tested successfully when blind people are driving these vehicles. So what does the brain of Google’s from RushLane.com Read more »
Living a low-carbon lifestyle
This plug-in Toyota Prius hybrid takes about five hours to fully recharge its batteries. The state provided six Minnesota technical school $39,000 to buy the cars and convert them to plug-in hybrids. (MPR Photo/Tim Post) Copy and paste the HTML below to from MPR | Minnesota Public Radio Read more »