As an updated 2019 version of the Prius gets ready to roll into U.S. showrooms, Toyota is facing a difficult situation. Sales of the Prius have been tumbling for several years and were down 23.2 percent for the first 11 months of 2018.
CNBC. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:00 GMT.
Toyota Motor will supply some 1,500 petrol-electric Prius cars to ride-hailing firm Grab in Singapore fitted with black-box recorders that will help the Japanese carmaker gain insights into how its cars are being used.
Straits Times. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
The addition of an all-wheel-drive Prius and a hybrid Corolla reflect Toyota's search for niches and frontiers where it can generate incremental volume and higher profits from its core car models.
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The recall addresses the way the cars respond if their hybrid systems run into problems. They're designed to enter a fail-safe or "limp home" driving mode, but in certain conditions they can stall.
Bill Chappell. NPR. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:14:00 -0400.
The Kia Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid are not widely known in the marketplace yet, but beat Toyota's Prius on combining fuel economy and utility. An all-electric version seems to be on the way too.
By David Kiley, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:27:00 -0500.
Some Prius owners think a software 'fix' to keep the inverter from overheating has reduced the hybrid's fuel efficiency. Toyota disagrees.
By Sebastian Blanco, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:02:00 -0500.