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Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” to the Big Apple

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Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” to the Big Apple

Automaker Toyota brings its green vehicles to the Big Apple (“The Big Apple” is a nickname for New York City. ) It invites New Yorkers to gear up for Earth Day by checking out its top green technologies firsthand. You can join Toyota at the New York International Auto Show to ride in the Prius [...]

Toyota Hybrid Vehicles for Black Colleges

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Toyota Hybrid Vehicles for Black Colleges

Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools will get one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community. The tour [...]

Toyota Honors RADD with 2014 Prius

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Toyota Honors RADD with 2014 Prius

“The Entertainment Industry’s Voice for Road Safety” RADD (formally known as Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) was honored by Toyota Motor Sales USA during a luncheon hosted by the automaker at the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Conference. It was announced Friday, August 30. “Toyota is dedicated to supporting RADD’s efforts to [...]

Toyota’s New Models Promise Fuel Efficiency

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Toyota’s New Models Promise Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has strengthened its portfolio of cars with five recently introduced vehicles that offer an average combined fuel economy of 44 mpg. The Prius Plug-in (EPA rated 50 mpg combined and 95 MPGe), offering extended electric range and eligibility for the State of California’s High Occupancy Vehicle sticker (HOV lane), is making its way to [...]

Toyota Reveals NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

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Toyota Reveals NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS), has revealed the NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The NS4 signifies Toyota’s vision for future mobility with a focus on connectivity and the human interface.  Toyota engineers were challenged to design a new mid-sized concept for potential [...]

Toyota Introduces 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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Toyota Introduces 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Toyota, a leading automaker in hybrid passenger cars and SUVs, introduced the Prius Plug-in Hybrid at the annual Green Drive Expo Friday, as the newest member of the Prius Family. Joining the third-generation Prius Liftback and the new Prius v, the new Prius Plug-in combines the benefits of the standard Prius model’s hybrid vehicle operation [...]

Leviton to Charge Toyota Electric Vehicles

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Leviton to Charge Toyota Electric Vehicles

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced Wednesday that Leviton has been selected as an approved Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) provider for Toyota customers and dealers. “Leviton provides electric vehicle charging products and a high level of customer service that will benefit both Toyota customers and dealers when the Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles and [...]

Toyota Sells One-Millionth Prius in the U.S.

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Toyota Sells One-Millionth Prius in the U.S.

Automaker Toyota has announced the one-millionth sale of the Toyota Prius, a mass-produced hybrid gas-electric vehicle, in the United States. It is stated to be the third milestone for Toyota’s hybrid lineup in the last six months that started with the announcement of worldwide Toyota Prius sales topping two million in October 2010 and overall [...]

Toyota Prefers Prii as the Plural of Prius

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Toyota Prefers Prii as the Plural of Prius

The Prius Goes Plural voting campaign was launched on Jan. 10 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and challenged the public to help the automaker Toyota determine the plural nomenclature of Prius. The campaign coincided with the world premiere of the Toyota Prius family of vehicles. With 25 percent of the votes, [...]

Toyota Plans to Produce New Electric Vehicles

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Toyota Plans to Produce New Electric Vehicles

Toyota’s comprehensive technology strategy is a portfolio approach that includes a long-term commitment to hydrogen fuel cells, plug-in hybrids and battery electrics all driven by the further proliferation of conventional gas-electric hybrids, like Prius, as its core technology. Toyota has announced that coinciding with the arrival of the RAV4 EV in 2012, it will launch, [...]

Prius Emotional Fantasy Game in North America

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Prius Emotional Fantasy Game in North America

Gala-Net, a free-to-play online game publisher, has entered a licensing agreement with Korea-based developer and publisher CJ Internet for the Prius Online MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game). They want to offer the game in the North America market. “We are thrilled to be partnering with such an innovative company as CJ Internet, and look [...]