Among the vehicles at this years Pikes Peak International Hill Climb were several electric cars, along with drivers and teams hoping to test electric vehicles with the race to the clouds.
“So, by flying together in a ‘V’ formation, their range is 71 percent greater than a bird flying alone,” he intoned.
Plug-in Hybrids, The Intelligent In Between.
If you recall, the turbulent wake up call for electric cars was GM’s EV1 and Toyota’s RAV4 EV.
Toyota announced the third group of charity winners for this year's 100 Cars for Good program, marking 75 of 100 to have received free vehicles from the company as part of this 100-day cha
The second generation Toyota RAV4 EV, designed in collaboration with Tesla Motors, was shown to news media today for "first drive" opportunities.
No other Toyota or Lexus vehicles are involved in this voluntary recall, which concerns the possibility of a rear suspension arm failure resulting from improperly performed maintenance functions.
Reportedly, both companies are more concerned with profits than global positioning, but the owners of their cars may place more emphasis on the standings than the firms.
Toyota hasn’t been very excited or even eager to embrace electric cars, EV.
In yet another case of in-sourcing by Toyota in North America, Toyota will increase production of the Lexus RX350 and RX450h and add over 400 new jobs. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
I love performance cars and the majority of the cars that I have owned in my life have been rear wheel drive, V8 powered coupes so something like the 2012 Toyota Prius V Five is not the kind of veh
The Japanese automakers suffered somewhat after the earthquake and tsunami that struck the island in March of 2011, causing some buyers to move to other brands.
Why is that important? In many parts of the world where the grid is over taxed and hasn’t been upgraded, brownouts and blackouts are a daily part of life.
If plug-in electrified vehicles are the future of automobiles, how should an automobile manufacturer approach electrifying their fleet?
According to the Kelley Blue Book's “Blue Book Market Report for July 2012”, hybrid and alternative-energy vehicle sales jumped over 164% last month.