It’s been almost two decades since Toyota introduced its Prius gas-electric to the North American market, where it quickly became the poster child for alternative “hybrid” vehicles. Prius hit its sales stride around 2012, after which, and in the face of competition from other manufacturers, demand softened. But Toyota is still investing in its trail-blazing …
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Jun 02 2019
2019 Prius AWD-e: One last charge?
May 01 2019
2019 Toyota Highlander: Out with the old!
It’s that time of the model cycle again – the end, that is – meaning next year’s 2020 Toyota Highlander will be an all new replacement of the current model. Consequently, many of the features of the 2019 Highlander are about to be replaced or enhanced as this version is retired. With that in mind, …
May 24 2014
2014 Lexus CT200h: Looks fast, drives smart
The Lexus CT200h is a compact four-door sport wagon based on Toyota’s ultra-reliable Prius architecture. Lexus, is Toyota’s luxury brand, and the “h” in CT200h means “hybrid,” so this could be a good combination! The CT200h was introduced in 2010 as a 2011 model, and while it has been updated since then, it’s remained fundamentally …