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A look inside the new Prius hybrid system

Making it more efficient and kind of fun without upping weight? It was an involved process.

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Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrids for faulty brakes

2016, 2017 model year vehicles affected.

There are no deaths or injuries officially connected to this issue yet.

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First Drive
Seriously better | 2017 Toyota Prius Prime First Drive

If you want a Prius, this is the one to get.

Power is good. Dual power sources are better.

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Toyota: Every future Prius might be a plug-in hybrid

Instead of simply improving gas-electric tech, the answer may lie in plugs.

If you think the Prime is a big advancement for Toyota, you're not alone.

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Toyota taps Blade Runner and Tron visionary to design Prius VR experience

Syd Mead lends his future-looking talents for Toyota VR.

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Toyota Prius Plug-In delayed for Japanese market

The North American market is still on pace for a late autumn debut.

Toyota is reducing initial production of the Japanese market Prius PHV – North America's Prius Prime – and delaying its introduction from fall to winter.

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Toyota Prius Plug-in lawsuit claims EV range was false advertising

Richard Rosenbaum says he couldn't get even 9 miles our of his plug-in Prius.

Your mileage may vary, indeed.

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These are the 10 fastest-selling used cars in America

Run, don't walk, if you want to buy one of these cars used.

We talk a lot about new cars, but people often go the used route. And the used car market hides some fascinating data that we sometimes overlook.

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A 5-seat Toyota Prius Prime is on the way

No timeline, but a target has been set.

The chief engineer of the Toyota Prius tells us that a five-seat version of the Prime PHEV is something he's working on. But he won't say when it might arrive.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Prototype First Drive

Finally, Toyota realizes that electric drive is powerful.

With the upcoming Prius Prime, Toyota is increasing the car's all-electric range compared to the earlier Prius Plug-In. Will it be enough?

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Two Toyota recalls hit 4.3 million cars worldwide for curtain air bags and emission controls

428,000 Toyota Prius and Lexus CT200h models in US, no emissions recall stateside.

The Basics: Toyota America issued a recall for certain 2010 - 2012 Toyota Prius and Toyota Prius Plug-In models, plus 2011 and 2012 Lexus CT200h models because of a potential fault in the side curtain airbag. This recall affects 1.43 million cars globally. A second recall for the Prius, Auris, Lexus CT200h, Lexus HS250h, and various other models pertain to the emissions control system. Over time, the evaporative emissions system could develop cracks that could lead

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The Toyota Prius's roof-mounted solar panel isn't coming to the US

At least not yet.

The option will miss the US-market Prius Prime because it won't meet safety regulations.

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Father John Misty's 'Prius Commercial Demo 1' strikes the right chords

The new short song is a swipe at corporate folk, apparently.

Father John Misty has released a short song on Soundcloud that pokes fun at the bland folk-y songs you might hear in a Toyota Prius commercial.

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2016 Toyota Prius can tow a 1,600-pound trailer, for some reason

But don't look for this capability in the US.

Properly equipped and thanks to new heat management tech, the latest Toyota Prius will tow a trailer up to 1,600 pounds.

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This classic Firebird restomod swallowed a Prius

1967 Firebird Prius is a most unexpected muscle car conversion.

An engineer looked at his 1967 Pontiac Firebird and decided to put a Toyota Prius V inside.

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We dialed a random Swede, talked about not driving Volvos

Sometimes you get a Brit, but it was still a fun talk.

The Swedish Tourist Association wants you to call up a random Swede. So we did.

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2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS

The 2016 Toyota Prius earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest Top Safety Pick Plus award after the hybrid's recent crash test.

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The Toyota Prius Prime is the way it is because people complained

Toyota engineers listened to what you did and didn't like about the first Prius Plug In.

As they developed the Prius Prime, Toyota engineers took customer and driver feedback into account. 22 miles of EV range and 120 MPGe are the result.

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Toyota Prius Prime plugs in with 22 EV miles

New 8.8-kWh battery will double electric range, but that's still not a lot.

Toyota dropped the Prius Prime into the New York show mix today, joining the ranks of the mid-level PHEVs with its 22-mile electric range.

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