Cruising range as an EV is 68.2 kilometres, about five times the earlier model.
Cable can disengage unexpectedly, involves 94,000 in North America.
Japanese automaker promises better mileage and ride.
Fun not fuel savings focus of sportier gas electric hybrid’s Vegas Strip debut.
Plans to export production methods to its plants globally
Global sales at 4.91 million vehicles, outpaces GM.
Quality a priority, fancy test course to avoid recall fiasco.
Plans electric car for this year, fuel cell vehicle by 2015
Gas saver gets 5 litres per 100 kilometres.
Top automaker proves it’s recovering from natural disasters, quality problems.
Americans are buying record numbers of hybrid and electric cars as gas prices climb, giving the vehicles their greatest share yet of the US auto market.
Japanese automaker donating 40 Prius hybrids as emergency energy source in tsunami ravaged region