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12 hrs ago | Freshnews

Toyota of Naperville touts off-road vehicle inventory

The Toyota of Naperville sales staff spends most of their days explaining the features and advantages of owning a Toyota vehicle that is going to provide potential customers with years of reliable service and safety.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Naperville, IL, Plainfield, IL

16 hrs ago | The Car Connection

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Honda Insight, Honda

20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Communities turn green for mosquito control

Equipped with bikes, Clarke's "mosquito fighters" take to the streets of Hinsdale to drop one eco-friendly mosquito repellent tablet into each drain along the gutters.


Related Topix: Hinsdale, IL, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Lombard, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Riverwoods, IL

Yesterday | USA Today

Honda hot-rods the hybrid CR-Z

Honda has a $5,495 supercharger kit to hot-rod the hybrid CR-Z, a small sports coupe.


Related Topix: Honda CR-Z, Honda, Hatchback, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Insight, Toyota, Autos

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Report: New Ford dedicated hybrid due in 2018, will it fare better than C-Max?

Everyone likes to go after the champ. When it comes to fuel economy, that means taking on the Prius , which is something that automakers not named Toyota have been trying to do for years .


Related Topix: Wagon, Hybrid, Ford, Ford C-Max, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 Electric Vehicle Ads That Make a Brilliant Case for EVs

Though hybrids and all-electric vehicles are now fixtures of the auto industry, it has been an uphill battle for the segment since the turn of the 21st century.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Marketing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Two car companies that pay for their 'green halo' with truck profits

Toyota has a truck problem, one borne of the staggering success this global automotive powerhouse has had positioning itself as the greenest of auto makers.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota RAV4, SUV, Toyota Tundra, Truck, Wagon, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Camry

Design of new Toyota facility in Plano underway

It's official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota's lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Plano, TX

How Will Ford (F) Stock React To New Hybrid to Compete Against Toyota's (TM) Prius?

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Mozilla, Financial Markets

Silicon Alley Insider

Exclusive: Ford Plans New Hybrid Series To Compete With Toyota Prius - Sources

The compact car will be Ford's first "dedicated" hybrid - that is a vehicle designed to be marketed exclusively as a hybrid, rather than a variation of an existing gasoline model, such as the automaker's Fusion hybrid, the sources said.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Ford Fusion, Ford, Wagon, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, SUV, Ford C-Max, Toyota Prius v


Hyundai Prius-Fighter Hybrid could preview next attack on Toyota's champion

Hyundai is no stranger to the hybrid game, selling a gas-electric version of the Sonata in the US since 2011.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Hyundai Elantra GT, Wagon, Toyota Prius v, Autos

The Washington Post

Nice try, this is no Tesla

On the left, the heavyweight champ of electric cars, the Tesla Model S. On the right, the Mercedes B-class electric.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, The Washington Post Company, Hybrid, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Airmen honored for U.S. 95 flash flood rescue

A dramatic rescue of a couple trapped by flood waters was caught on tape and now the seven airmen from Nellis and Creech air force bases, who went above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognized for the bravery.


Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Creech Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Las Vegas, NV, Mount Charleston, NV, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Decently Exposed

Brand Consistency for VCS Pathology's fleet

Brand consistency is important for brand reinforcement and viewer recognition particularly for fleet vehicles that include different makes and models.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota, Hybrid, Sedan, Hatchback


Building Greener Pastures: Toyota Taps Sustainable Design Firm Corgan ...

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan


The Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Celebration Of NA1 4rburgring Mediocrity

You put out a front-wheel drive hybrid car that manages a totally meaningless 20:59.4 lap time on the 'Ring.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Autos

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Consumers cash in on Labor Day deals

Increased incentives and strong lease deals on nearly every type of vehicle make Labor Day weekend one of the best times to buy a car this year.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Marketing, Ford Flex, Wagon, Ford, Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Acura, SUV, Acura MDX, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan


2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Still In Very Short Supply: Why?

Its EPA fuel-efficiency rating of 47 mpg combined approaches that of the 50-mpg Toyota Prius, but the Accord is a more conventional looking mid-size sedan--a plus for many buyers.


Related Topix: Honda, Honda Accord Hybrid, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota, Honda Civic, Honda Accord Plug-In

Sun Aug 17, 2014


When will electric cars compete in the mainstream market?

Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Auto Dealers

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Tesla Finally Ready To Drop?

Given the fact that Tesla Motors has already surged nearly 74% this year as of this writing, it is not unreasonable to begin to question how much upside is left, or if a correction is warranted.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan


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