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Toyota and Lexus in top 10 automotive brands

AFTER a couple of years of knocks and setbacks, Toyota is back on top of the world, with its main brand and its luxury subsidiary Lexus. Recalls for some of its most popular models hit sales for a time, but the Japanese car giant has reclaimed the number one slot as the most valuable automotive […]

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Toyota Prius + T Spirit 1.8 CVT

With room for seven, we review the Toyota Prius +

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Toyota Prius + T Spirit 1.8 CVT Toyota now offers a larger seven-seat version of its hybrid Prius, DAVID HOOPER has a look at its Plus points? THE Toyota Prius was the first hybrid car to appear in our showrooms, incredibly it went on sale way back in 1997 in […]

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Toyota announces price for Prius Plug-in

No need to worry about the car’s range with the Prius Plug-in. TOYOTA has announced the price for its Prius Plug-in model, which goes on sale next year. The Plug-in will cost just under £31,000, but the Government’s Ultra-Low Carbon grant scheme will see that price to customers reduced by £5,000. The Japanese carmaker believes […]

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Electric and hybrid vehicles ‘to replace family cars’

A SURVEY by Glass’s, the UK’s leading vehicle valuation specialist, has revealed that aound two thirds (60%) of motorists think that electric vehicles may replace their household’s cars. Almost a quarter of those surveyed thought that electric and hybrid vehicles could fully replace their household’s cars, while the remaining 37% said that electric and hybrid […]

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Toyota plugs into green motoring

Toyota Toyota’s FT-EV II Concept car. TOYOTA is to undertake European road trials of an electric-powered version of its iQ city car from next year. It announced the study this week in a progress report on its product and technology strategies to use electricity and alternative power sources to develop low carbon vehicles that are less […]

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