Articles about Toyota Prius

See if your favorite engine made the cut
The International Engine of the Year Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018, and to celebrate, the people behind the awards created One Award To Rule Them All (or at least, before the next anniversary rolls around). It was called 'Best of
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Liberty Walk will do whatever it wants to whatever vehicle it can get its hands on. Should be apparent by now, seeing what the tuning outfit did to the Suzuki Jimny, how it transformed the Nissan GT-R into a kei car,
The future can't come soon enough
At the recently held Toyota Hybrid Electric Technology Conference, we managed to pick up some cool snippets about the local automotive industry and where it is headed, at least in relation to the eventual shift to hybrids and EVs.For instance, we
Plus slick tires and big wings. They’re still hybrids, though
The Toyota Prius is automotive spreadable yeast extract. It's loved by Uber drivers and Dirty Mike and the Boys, but loathed by people who appreciate decent driving dynamics and doors that are a gauge thicker than a sardine can's lid.
A laudable initiative
As a general rule, car companies are extremely secretive about their technological developments. Anything that could provide a unique selling proposition or give an edge over the competition is kept under lock and key-being guarded more fervently than the recipe for
“There is no better way to start the advocacy than with our future engineers and craftsmen”
To the car-loving university students out there, here's something to look forward to, courtesy of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP): The carmaker has kicked off its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) campus tour, which aims to give you a better knowledge and
Not so boring now, eh?
The Toyota Prius isn't exactly a car you would picture kicking up snow or eagerly gripping curvy mountain roads. Yet here we are now, heading into 2019 with the Japanese carmaker's eco-firendly offering receiving an AWD performance boost in
A mean, green crime-fighting machine
Well, this is a surprise. Earlier today, photos of a truck full of Toyota Prius police cars surfaced on social media. They were white, equipped with sirens, and featured bodywork decals and the word pulisya plastered on the hood and the rear
Is the PH affected?
This is not a good look for Toyota. According to a report by CNN, the Japanese carmaker has just announced a recall for the Prius, Prius plug-in hybrid, and C-HR because of fire risks. The scale? About one million cars
Toyota's grand electric plan
Toyota has big plans regarding electric and hybrid technology heading into the next decade. Just how big is the Japanese auto giant's electric dream? Well, it's aiming for more than half of its new-vehicle sales to come from electric
They need all the help they can get
Recently, the local automotive industry was ruffled by news that the Department of Finance's (DOF) tax reform package-which includes an increase in automotive and fuel taxes-had passed the House Committee on Ways and Means. It didn't help that
We tested it in Japan
Notice a lot of fender benders recently? The combination of terrible gridlock and drivers either bored out of their skulls, or bone-tired after a long day-maybe both-is resulting in a lot of slow collisions. We don't need to
Both hybrid vehicles
When we see the words "Toyota" and "recall," it's easy to panic considering how many cars on the road have the Japanese brand's badge. After we posted our story yesterday about the worldwide recall program, a lot of owners were
Including 3 models sold in PH
Toyota announced late last week that it would be recalling around 3.37 million vehicles globally because of possible defects in their airbag inflators and a separate issue regarding their emission control units.According to a report by Reuters, the possible airbag
This tuning company just did
The reality is that hybrids and vans are two types of vehicles often referred to as boring. They're practical means of transport whose sole purpose in life is to get people to and from their destination as efficiently as possible.The
The weirdest thing you'll see all week
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. The new Toyota Prius is, admittedly, more than just a little unusual. But what is even more unusual is the new marketing material associated
New special-edition variant looks playful
The Toyota Prius C may be a smaller, lighter version of the original Prius hatchback, but it hasn't scrimped on the one attribute that has made the Toyota hybrid almost legendary--eco-friendliness. Yet, for all its goodness, it might just
That's 8km/L more than last model
The first-generation Toyota Prius was, for lack of a better term, a revelation. It was the first-ever mass-produced full-hybrid vehicle when it first rolled off the production floor way back in 1997. Over the years, it has steadily
Japanese hybrid now on 4th generation
We all know that the Toyota Prius is an economical car. We've driven this amazing hybrid and achieved stellar numbers even while braving horrendous gridlock. So we're pleased that the all-new 2016 Prius still promises all this, along with
Including Lexus models
Our market may not be aware of it, but in the rest of the world, hybrid cars are a big thing. On our streets, you will see an 86 every day, and a Prius maybe once every quarter. Of course, if our
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