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Prius Is Dirtier To Build Than Corolla...But Greener Than A Hummer

Prius Is Dirtier To Build Than Corolla...But Greener Than A Hummer

Which is greener: a Toyota Prius or a Toyota Corolla? They're both roughly the same size, and when you think quick, it seems that the Prius would be the no-brainer choice for greenies. The Prius, after all, gets an EPA Combined 50 mpg, while the Corolla gets (an EPA Combined) 30 at best. But if you... read more

October 22, 2010 by - 10
 
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Toyota Checks The Weather Before Serving Up Your Ad

We've all seen contextual ads before -- in fact, chances are good that you're looking at one right now. It's common practice to serve up ads based on keywords and location... read more July 20, 2010 by 0


 
Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

Drivers At Fault In So-Called Sudden Acceleration Toyotas, NHTSA Says

Despite ominous news reports of cars careening out of control, there's no substitute for data. And now it looks like many reported cases of so-called "sudden acceleration" in... read more July 13, 2010 by 10


 
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Hurricane Season Starts Today: Six Vehicles To Make 'Hurrications' A Breeze

It's that time of year again. Not summer or Father's Day or Potty Training Awareness Month: we're talking about the North Atlantic hurricane season, which officially kicks... read more June 1, 2010 by 2


 
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Auto-Industry Recovery: Not Quite Yet, Analysts Say

Analysts at the market-research firm AutoPacific report that though there are many indications that the recession is ending—or over—there might not be any strong... read more May 4, 2010 by 0


 
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Recall Alert: Toyota Begins Floor-mat Fix

Toyota's recall problems began last fall with complaints of floor mats being tangled under accelerator pedals, a scenario which could lead to unintended acceleration. After... read more May 3, 2010 by 0


 
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Toyota Floor-Mat Recall: My Repair Letter

Toyota's unintended-acceleration drama hasn't totally subsided--now, other automakers being faulted for sticky accelerator pedals alongside it--but this week the Japanese... read more May 3, 2010 by 6


 
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Car Advice: How To Jump-Start Your Hybrid Car Without Jump-Starting Your Heart

This past weekend, I had what our President might call a "teachable moment"--an unexpected need for a jump-start in a car I hadn't had to jump, ever. After a long weekend at... read more April 27, 2010 by 5


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Creates Rapid Response System (For Public Relations, Anyway)

For the first few months of the Great Recall Fiasco, Toyota took it on the chin. The company was slow to respond to criticism from consumers, regulators, and the press, and... read more April 12, 2010 by 2


 
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Toyota Will Renew Incentives Through April, As Sales Soar

Thanks to the strong incentives offered over the past month, Toyota sales have recovered nicely despite multiple recalls and highly publicized federal investigations. But it... read more March 31, 2010 by 1


 
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Toyota Offers Zero-Percent And Free Maintenance To Some Buyers

Toyota (NYSE: TM) rolled out an all-new incentive program aimed at jump-starting sales that have slumped due to bruised consumer confidence from the ongoing... read more March 3, 2010 by 18


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Frugal Shopper: For Happiness, Don't Sweat The Numbers

Consumer Reports, as part of this week's torrent of announcements from its Annual Auto Issue, named the 2010 Honda Fit and 2010 Toyota Prius the best new-car values of the... read more February 26, 2010 by 22


 
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Consumer Reports' 2010 Top Picks...And How TCC Rates Them

Consumer Reports, the widely respected magazine from the non-profit Consumers Union, has published their annual list of Top Picks, and although Toyota might be maligned in... read more February 23, 2010 by 2


 
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Toyota-Hired Firm Finds No Problem With Electronic Throttle

A Toyota-funded test of vehicles has failed to find issue with the automaker's electronic throttle system, which some safety advocates have accused of being linked to... read more February 15, 2010 by 4


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Piling On: Problems With Prius Brakes Are Toyota's Latest Worry

When it rains, it pours. And Toyota may find itself swimming a lot faster if new allegations of safety problems prove to be true. In Japan this morning, the Ministry of... read more February 3, 2010 by 3


 
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Toyota Dealership Goes Green—With More Than Prius And Recycling

Whether you're among the most eco-savvy customers considering the 2010 Toyota Prius or just a smart shopper who'd prefer to buy green, it's likely you haven't thought about... read more January 27, 2010 by 0


 

 
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