September 19, 2011 - Industry News
RICHMOND, CA – Toyota launched its new Prius Plug-in Hybrid at the Green Drive Expo in Richmond, Calif.
Tags: Toyota, Prius, plug-in hybrid, 2012-MY, Prius Plug-in Hybrid
May 16, 2011 - Industry News
DALLAS – The City of McKinney (Texas) plugged in its first electric vehicle, a converted Toyota Prius, at a new charging station at the Roy and Helen Hall Library downtown.
Tags: Prius, Texas, electric vehicle, EV charging station, City of McKinney
October 4, 2010 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University will be loaned two Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHV) as part of a demonstration program launched Sept. 29.
Tags: Prius, plug-in hybrid, Vehicle Testing
September 9, 2010 - Industry News
SYRACUSE, NY - Clean Communities of CNY, the central and western New York chapter of the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities Program, received six Prius plug-in hybrid vehicles as part of Toyota's U.S. plug-in demonstration program.
Tags: Prius, plug-in hybrid, EV charging station
August 30, 2010 - Industry News
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced August 25 a partnership between the City and Toyota to pilot the company’s Prius plug-in hybrid demonstration program vehicles.
Tags: Green, Prius, plug-in hybrid
August 5, 2010 - Industry News
ANAHEIM, CA - The City of Anaheim has installed its first ChargePoint Networked Charging Station for Electric Vehicles, located at the main office of Anaheim Public Utilities. The city is currently using the Coulomb Technologies unit to recharge two city-owned converted plug-in Toyota Prius’.
Tags: Green, Prius, electric vehicle, EV charging station
July 26, 2010 - Industry News
SOUTH BEND, IN - Two 2010 Priuses made in Japan have been at the center of a debate about whether St. Joseph County should purchase vehicles made outside the United States. The decision on whether or not to purchase the vehicles now rests with the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners.
Tags: Green, Prius, hybrid electric vehicles
April 19, 2010 - Industry News
SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose firefighters facing layoffs and demands for pay cuts attribute the City's $116 million budget deficit to spending on "unnecessary" items such as new hybrid cars.
Tags: hybrid, Prius, budget deficit, cost-cutting
April 15, 2010 - Industry News
PORTLAND, OR - Portland State University, University of California, Berkeley; and the University of Colorado have been selected by Toyota to demonstrate and evaluate the next-generation Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle.
Tags: Toyota, Prius, Portland General Electric, university fleets
April 23, 2009 - Industry News
TORRANCE, CA – The third-generation Prius will start at $21,000.
Tags: Prius, fuel, MSRP
March 27, 2009 - Industry News
TULSA, OK – American Electric Power-Public Service Company of Oklahoma, a utility company, recently added a 2008 Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle to its fleet.
Tags: Prius, plug-in hybrid
March 19, 2009 - Industry News
TACOMA, WA – The Tacoma Police department is adding four hybrid cars to its fleet of unmarked vehicles, to be outfitted with emergency lights and other equipment. The additional vehicles will be driven by detectives, according to The News Tribune.
Tags: Chevrolet, hybrid, Prius, Ford Taurus
March 16, 2009 - Industry News
EAGLE COUNTY, CO – The addition of 20 hybrid sedans to its motor vehicle fleet about two years ago was met with some skepticism, but the benefits were soon realized when gas prices began to rise.
Tags: hybrid, Prius, sustainability, green initiatives
November 18, 2008 - Industry News
SANTA CLARA VALLEY, CA – The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) said it replaced 75 older paratransit and gas-powered vehicles with new hybrid vehicles, which are expected to reduce VTA’s annual greenhouse gas output by 385 tons.
Tags: hybrid, Prius
October 29, 2008 - Industry News
CHATTANOOGA, TN – The latest additions of the Toyota Prius to the City of Chattanooga’s fleet were assigned to police service technicians working in the downtown area.
Tags: Prius, municipal fleets
August 13, 2008 - Industry News
MINNEAPOLIS – When Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak decided to convert his gas-electric Toyota Prius to a plug-in, he found that Canada was the closest place to get it done. So Rybak vowed to make a local option available.
July 30, 2008 - Industry News
LONG BEACH, CA – The Long Beach Police Department has added 10 Toyota Priuses to its fleet, and will be replacing additional vehicles in the fleet with Priuses as older vehicles are routinely retired.
March 11, 2008 - Industry News
SANTA ROSA, CA - ZAP is currently offering plug-in hybrid conversion systems for the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape Hybrid through a collaboration agreement with Hybrids Plus.
Tags: hybrid, Prius, ZAP, Ford Escape
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