2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

A123 Systems Bankrupt, Cadillac ELR Production, Zipcar Helps Voters: Car News Headlines
A123 Systems Bankrupt, Cadillac ELR Production, Zipcar Helps Voters: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, Ford recalled the 2011-2013 Fiesta and the oldest known production Ford found a new owner. Nissan demonstrated its new autonomous steering system, and Cadillac talked about production of the 2014 ELR. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Scion iQ  -  Driven, April 2012
2012 Scion iQ Driven, Recalls, 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Patrick Long raced an old Porsche and Nissan is really committed to electric cars. Ford and Ram issued recalls and we found the cheesiest DC fast-charging video ever. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. A new survey revealed eight in 10...Read More»

Gas prices in California [photo: Charlene Birkeland]
How Americans Are Coping With Rising Gas Prices: Survey

With gas prices on a meteoric rise, it’s not surprising that Americans are forced to come up with ways to deal with this incremental pain in the wallet. Bringing the point home, a new survey from CouponCabin.com shows just how far we’re feeling the pinch. One-third of U.S. adults say...Read More»

Jaguar XJ220
Jeep's Big Recall, 2013 BMW 4-Series Coupe, Jaguar Museum: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we talk about whether diesel cars are relevant in the U.S. and why Jaguar is closing its heritage museum to the public. Chrysler's built a record number of Pentastar engines and we've driven the Range_e Plug-In Hybrid prototype. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback
2012 Ford Focus, Toyota Prius Win Best Car To Buy Awards

Family car buyers looking for an attractive, fuel-efficient and comfortable vehicle have three clear winners from the three vehicles just named Best Car To Buy from TheCarConnection and GreenCarReports: the 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon and 2012 Prius Plug-In Hybrid...Read More»

Toyota Suspends U.S. Production Due To Floods In Thailand

The floods ravaging Thailand have been back-page news in much of the U.S., but as the water continues to rise, it may finally saturate the headlines. The latest news is that Toyota plans to shut down production at U.S. facilities this weekend due to a shortage of parts from Thai suppliers. The...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
Drunk Driving, Buick Verano Hybrid, 2012 Nissan Quest: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we learn Chrysler is working on both hybrids and diesels while Buick is working on a Verano Hybrid. Maserati is deciding what to name its SUV and Nissan prices the 2012 Quest. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. It seems America still...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 IIHS crash testing
Fisker Karma Scores 20 MPG, 2012 Fiat 500 Top Safety Pick: Car News Headlines

Today around the High Gear Media network, we have a potpourri of news, including the 2012 Fisker Karma's official fuel economy ratings, an IIHS Top Safety Pick for the 2012 Fiat 500, and a look at whether the 2012 Chevrolet Volt or the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is cheaper to drive. Catch all...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011
2012 Toyota Prius V, Prius Plug-In Pricing: From $26,400 And $32,000

The long-awaited 2012 Toyota Prius v and 2012 Prius Plug-In Hybrid, the two newest models in the expanding Prius family, will carry starting prices of $26,400 and $32,000, respectively, according to pricing details released by Toyota today. That’s the headline. Here are the highlights. 2012...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011
2012 Toyota Prius Lineup Grows With Prius V, Plug-In Models

Even as the auto industry sputters, Toyota's family of Prius hybrids is under rapid expansion. For 2012, the Toyota Prius is joined by the new, larger 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon, as well as a new limited-availability Prius Plug-In Hybrid. Both of those will be reaching dealerships in Octover; then...Read More»

Jaguar XKR-S testing at Goodwood
2012 Jaguar XKR-S, Toyota Repo, GM Employees For LGBTQ: Today's Car News

Jaguar has released drool-worthy video of the 2012 XKR-S doing a test-run at Goodwood Hill. [MotorAuthority] GM employees have made an 'It Gets Better' video for LGBTQ youth. [TheCarConnection] Toyota repossessed a murdered mom's car and the son retaliated on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Sri Lanka is...Read More»

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