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On sale in Japan, Honda won't bring $31k Odyssey Hybrid to US

Despite Pacifica PHEV, Honda's New Gas-Electric Minivan Only Available In Japan

The new Odyssey Hybrid minivan is a good deal in Japan, where it starts at just $31,235, but it won't be sold in the US.

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Why Chrysler made the Pacifica Hybrid

We Get The Scoop On The First Plug-In Minivan To Hit The US

We get a lot more details about Chrysler's Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan that debuted at the Detroit Auto Show this week.

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Chrysler Town & Country plug-in hybrid minivan coming in 2015

Among the multitude of models that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced as part of its five-year production plan in May was a plug-in hybrid version of the Town & Country minivan for sometime in 2016. However, according to the latest pronouncement from company CEO Serg

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Honda Odyssey hybrid under consideration in Japan, but not US

"Over time you can expect to see broader application of our two motor hybrid system" - Sage Marie

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Toyota Estima Hybrid Minivan

You know how they say someone should make a hybrid minivan? Well someone does and it's Toyota and the product in question is called the Estima. In fact, Toyota has been selling the gas-electric people mover in Japan for over a decade, putting the world's first hybrid minivan on sale in 2001. The Estima was r

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Chrysler delivers first plug-in minivans in $26m demonstration project

OK, so these really may be the world's coolest minivans.

Toyota Prius MPV to debut at Detroit Auto Show [w/video]

Toyota teases the new Prius MPV – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Spy Shots: Are you the Toyota Prius minivan?

Even though we've been hearing various rumblings across the interwebs for quite some time now that Toyota was hard at work crafting a mini-minivan version of its popular Pruis hybrid hatchback, it always helps assuage the skeptics when spy shots start to show up. And that's exactly what we have here.

Spy Shots: Are you the Toyota Prius minivan?

Even though we've been hearing various rumblings across the interwebs for quite some time now that Toyota was hard at work crafting a mini-minivan version of its popular Pruis hybrid hatchback, it always helps assuage the skeptics when spy shots start to show up. And that's exactly what we have here.

Rumormill: More powerful Honda hybrid coupe in the works?

Mugen Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery

Rumormill: More powerful Honda hybrid coupe in the works?

Mugen Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Honda plans a return to larger hybrids

2009 Honda Skydeck Concept - Click above for hi-res image gallery

REPORT: Honda plans a return to larger hybrids

2009 Honda Skydeck Concept - Click above for hi-res image gallery

Enter the rumormill: Prius minivan on the works?

Many reports forecast that hybrid powertrains will be present in all car segments in the coming years. But not much has been said about using hybrid powertrains in minivans (a few things here and there, but that's it). Since soccer moms (and dads!) could surely use savings at the pump, a rumor on

Could a hybrid MPV - based on the iQ or the Prius - be coming from Toyota?

Toyota is definitely working on a small, 7-seat multi-purpose vehicle. This much we know. What we're still unsure about is what underpinnings the diminutive MPV would use. According to Auto Express, there are factions within Toyota that suggest the iQ would make the perfect starting point for just such a people carrier. Although it seems a bit odd that such a small platform would be used to move so many people, perhaps it isn't as crazy as it first sounds. Using the Jeremy Korzeniewski