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Lexus UX 250h Launch Edition in the test

In 2020, Toyota will continue to focus on full hybrid drive concepts in the luxury class with the Lexus brand. The massive diabolo radiator grille has now become a clear trademark in the luxury segment. The UX 250h is floating on the general wave of success of the SUV movement in recent years. The choice of engines is limited to the variants with a 126 kW / 171 PS petrol engine and the hybrid variant tested by us with a system output of 136 kW / 184 PS. With the hybrid model ... Continue reading "Lexus UX 250h Launch Edition in the test

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Suzuki and Toyota expand collaboration in mobility

The Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and the Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) have announced in a press release that they will be expanding their cooperation. A memorandum of understanding on the business partnership was signed on February 6, 2017 and the specific details of this cooperation have been considered since then.

Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept car

Lexus unveiled its LF-2018 Limitless concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 1. The crossover study is intended to be representative of technology and innovation and, as an SUV coupé, shows the latest design language from Lexus. The name Limitless is no coincidence, because the potential and possibilities of the concept vehicle should be almost limitless. Especially with regard to the drive options: The LF-1 Limitless could be powered by a fuel cell, hybrid or plug-in hybrid technology, an internal combustion engine or ... Continue reading "Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept car

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Practical test of the Toyota Yaris Hybrid 2018

Toyota has been using full hybrid cars in the motor vehicle sector since 1997 and, due to the increasing discussion about exhaust emissions, can increase the number of registrations in Germany by 13 percent compared to the previous year, according to KBA. Last year the new version was presented as a hybrid variant. But how does the hybrid drive behave in the smaller vehicle format of the Toyota Yaris? We test the current variant for practicality.

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Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

The second generation of the Prius plug-in takes the company a further step in the direction of reducing CO2 fleet emissions. In the further development of the Prius, Toyota took into account change requests from customers who were able to gain experience with the first generation of the Prius plug-in. The fourth generation - for the first time with a solar roof The new Prius combines two technical world premieres: A solar roof to extend the range has been developed, as has a heat pump that air-conditioners the passenger compartment before starting the journey. The… Continue reading "Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

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Toyota is one of the first manufacturers to consistently rely on hybrid drives. With over 9 million customers who have used the drive so far, the manufacturer has a large and loyal customer potential. The revised energy-saving drive concept is intended to attract even more customers. There are now over 30 car models with hybrid drives in the Toyota range. Time to test the redesigned seven-seater MPV. The technical innovations Toyota uses a larger lithium-ion battery in the new model ... Continue reading "Toyota Prius +

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