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Plug-In Prius Confirmed For 2012

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Toyota is currently dealing with over 100,000 back orders for their new 2010 Prius hybrid, but that’s not stopping them from thinking about the future of the model.  Reports from Japan indicate that Toyota will be producing about 20,000-30,000 plug-in Prius models per year starting in 2012.  This follows recent reports that Toyota will begin [...]

Hybrid Sales Increase In June

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

For the past six months, the hybrid vehicle market has done something that not many people expected:  it has grown.  Sales figures have been compiled for the month of June, and the trend continues with a 9% increase in hybrid car sales over June 2008.  Perhaps the most impressive part of these sales numbers is [...]

Prius Gets Even Greener

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The new generation 2010 Toyota Prius has the best fuel economy ever seen on a production hybrid.  So how does it get greener?  By manufacturing it in an eco-friendly factory.  The production of carbon emissions and the consumption of fossil fuels occurs through all phases of the automotive supply chain.  From the energy required to [...]