Posts Tagged ‘Prius’

Toyota developing seaweed hybrid car

Sunday, March 1, 2009 5:57 No Comments

Toyota has presented the new hybrid concept car called 1/X i made from seaweed, which will be presented at the Melbourne International Motor Show in Australia. The car is equipped with a 500cc engine, meaning one third of the capacity of the best performing “eco” model, Prius. The 1/X uses high-tech materials like carbon-fiber reinforced [...]

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Toyota Hybrid Vehicles Will Be Equipped With Plant-Based Plastic Material

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 1:44 No Comments

In the next years, Toyota hybrid fleet will be equipped with ecological plastic that will be made of plants. In January at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota will presents its new Prius equipped with “green plastic”. Another important thing to know is that these plants are not edible, being cultivated only for plastic materials use.

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Toyota Prius Could Be Used As a Generator!

Friday, December 26, 2008 5:04 1 Comment

We all know that in this period of year, in East Coast States are many ice storms. Therefore John Sweeney, a resident of Harvard, Massachusetts has revealed a new use for its Toyota Prius. He said that during the recent ice storms, the car’s battery helped keep the lights on for some locals by using [...]

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