The Truth About Cars » Aqua http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 18:30:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 First Hybrid Yaris Rolls Off Line In France http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/first-hybrid-yaris-rolls-off-line-in-france/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/first-hybrid-yaris-rolls-off-line-in-france/#comments Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:52:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439198 TTACers have known it for quite some while: Europeans won’t get a Prius C / Aqua compact hybrid, they will get a hybrid Yaris. Today, the first one rolled off the line at Toyota’s plant in Valenciennes, in the north of France. The first Yaris hybrid won’t have it far, it is already on the way […]

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TTACers have known it for quite some while: Europeans won’t get a Prius C / Aqua compact hybrid, they will get a hybrid Yaris. Today, the first one rolled off the line at Toyota’s plant in Valenciennes, in the north of France. The first Yaris hybrid won’t have it far, it is already on the way […]

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Toyota Roasts GM: More Prius c Sold In Three Days Than Volts In A Month http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/toyota-roasts-gm-more-prius-c-sold-in-three-days-than-volts-in-a-month/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/toyota-roasts-gm-more-prius-c-sold-in-three-days-than-volts-in-a-month/#comments Fri, 16 Mar 2012 17:12:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435265 Toyota is getting frisky. Per a press release, Toyota U.S.A. reports brisk sales of the game-changing Prius c compact hybrid. Then, TMS goes on to say that “In its first three days on the market, it sold 1,201 units, making it one Toyota’s fastest-selling vehicles and eclipsing Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf sales for the […]

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Toyota is getting frisky. Per a press release, Toyota U.S.A. reports brisk sales of the game-changing Prius c compact hybrid. Then, TMS goes on to say that “In its first three days on the market, it sold 1,201 units, making it one Toyota’s fastest-selling vehicles and eclipsing Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf sales for the […]

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One Year After The Disaster, A Visit To A Symbol Of The Recovery: Toyota’s Prius C Plant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/one-year-after-the-disaster-a-visit-to-a-symbol-of-the-recovery-toyotas-prius-c-plant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/one-year-after-the-disaster-a-visit-to-a-symbol-of-the-recovery-toyotas-prius-c-plant/#comments Sun, 11 Mar 2012 15:04:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434511 Today, at 2:46 pm, Japan came to a stand-still, again. Trains and subways stopped. People did fold their hands, faced in the general direction of the northeastern coast of Tohoku, and said a silent prayer. Japan and the world marked the one year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that left whole towns razed, more […]

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Today, at 2:46 pm, Japan came to a stand-still, again. Trains and subways stopped. People did fold their hands, faced in the general direction of the northeastern coast of Tohoku, and said a silent prayer. Japan and the world marked the one year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that left whole towns razed, more […]

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Review (Of Sorts): Prius C, Japanese Spec http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/review-of-sorts-prius-c-japanese-spec/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/review-of-sorts-prius-c-japanese-spec/#comments Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:03:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427323 Yesterday, I wrote about Toyota allegedly cranking up Japanese production of its new Aqua a.k.a. Prius C to 30,000 a month. After I did this, jargon vigilantes protested the use of “engineering feat.” Keep protesting. Today, we will see why the Prius C is an engineering feat. We will also learn how the height of […]

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Yesterday, I wrote about Toyota allegedly cranking up Japanese production of its new Aqua a.k.a. Prius C to 30,000 a month. After I did this, jargon vigilantes protested the use of “engineering feat.” Keep protesting. Today, we will see why the Prius C is an engineering feat. We will also learn how the height of […]

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Toyota Cranks Up Production Of The Prius C http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/toyota-cranks-up-production-of-the-prius-c/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/toyota-cranks-up-production-of-the-prius-c/#comments Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:20:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427148 The compact hybrid Prius C went on sale in Japan (where it is called Aqua) last month. If you would buy one today in Japan, you would get your car some time in late spring. Toyota already has orders for more than 60,000. In order to not let the line grow longer, Toyota is cranking […]

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The compact hybrid Prius C went on sale in Japan (where it is called Aqua) last month. If you would buy one today in Japan, you would get your car some time in late spring. Toyota already has orders for more than 60,000. In order to not let the line grow longer, Toyota is cranking […]

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Toyota’s Prius Chief Engineer Reveals The Future Of The Automobile. Part Three: A Game Changer In The Compact Class http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/toyota%e2%80%99s-prius-chief-engineer-reveals-the-future-of-the-automobile-part-three-a-game-changer-in-the-compact-class/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/toyota%e2%80%99s-prius-chief-engineer-reveals-the-future-of-the-automobile-part-three-a-game-changer-in-the-compact-class/#comments Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:07:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418234 Back on Friday, Toyota’s Chief Engineer Satoshi Ogiso and TTAC talked about the past of the Prius, and the future of the automobile. Back to the here and now: We also talked about a car that has been a (badly kept) secret until today: A compact hybrid that suddenly makes former miser-meisters (such as the […]

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Back on Friday, Toyota’s Chief Engineer Satoshi Ogiso and TTAC talked about the past of the Prius, and the future of the automobile. Back to the here and now: We also talked about a car that has been a (badly kept) secret until today: A compact hybrid that suddenly makes former miser-meisters (such as the […]

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Toyota Rumored To Launch 94 mpg Compact Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/toyota-rumored-to-launch-94-mpg-compact-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/toyota-rumored-to-launch-94-mpg-compact-hybrid/#comments Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:44:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=412820 Toyota will allegedly launch a new compact hybrid in January that will deliver a record low gasoline consumption of 40 km per liter.  On a straight (non EPA) conversion, that would be a jaw-dropping 94 miles per gallon. What’s less, the car “will not only beat the Prius’ 32km fuel economy, but also likely sell […]

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Toyota will allegedly launch a new compact hybrid in January that will deliver a record low gasoline consumption of 40 km per liter.  On a straight (non EPA) conversion, that would be a jaw-dropping 94 miles per gallon. What’s less, the car “will not only beat the Prius’ 32km fuel economy, but also likely sell […]

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