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2012 Toyota Prius

The 2012 Toyota Prius just works, delivering outstanding fuel economy, good cabin-tech options, and a comfortable ride with few compromises.

May 8, 2012

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More details on Toyota's solar-powered Prius

Not only will the car feature a hybrid electric-gasoline engine and automatic self-parking, but it will soon get solar panels on the roof to power its air-conditioning system.

By July 8, 2008


Toyota to launch solar-powered Prius

By using a solar panel and electric motor combo, Toyota is able to use the power of the sun against itself, save petrol, and reduce CO2 emissions

By July 7, 2008


Lotus Eco Elise: Solar-powered sports car really is dope

Sports cars aren't supposed to be green. They're supposed to snort petrol, belch fumes and cause innocent passers by to develop nasty chest infections. Lotus disagrees

By July 28, 2008


Yet more rumors of a solar Prius

Japanese daily reports Toyota is "secretly" developing a solar-powered Prius. But we've heard this in one form or another for at least the last year.

By January 2, 2009


Prius vs. Insight: A clash of corporate cultures

Automotive News reports on core differences between Toyota and Honda, and how they affect the Prius and Insight hybrids.

By May 19, 2009


'PowerCube' is a ton of solar goodness

Just don't expect to keep it in your backpack.

By April 3, 2008


Green news harvest: Chrysler's answer to the Volt; a solar 'land grab'

Running the numbers on the reported solar-powered Prius; GreenVolts eyes more cash; a clean-tech fund from a steel manufacturer; U.S. policy halts solar investments; debate over enough energy innovations; solar-power streetlights in Baghdad.

By July 15, 2008


Green or not, this car is ugly in any color

Taiwanese solar-powered model looks like a golf cart.

By January 2, 2008


New Fiskers will have V-8s or batteries, Wanxiang says

Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang plans to offer repurposed Fisker Karma's with V-8 engines capable of bringing the car to 200 mph.

By February 21, 2014