With the environmental challenges that our planet faces, automotive customers are increasingly buying cars with alternative propulsion systems, including hybrid vehicles. Relative to vehicles that run solely on a gasoline engine, hybrid vehicles, which combine a gasoline engine with one or more electric motors, typically have a lower negative impact on the environment, with the high efficiency and low vehicle emissions.
Are you searching for a good dealership in the Enfield-area for hybrid vehicles? Check out our selection of Toyota hybrid models at Gale Toyota!
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What are the Benefits and Advantages of Toyota’s Hybrid Powertrain?
Toyota is a worldwide innovator, and they didn’t get their stellar reputation by mistake. The brilliant engineers and creators at Toyota have been developing new automotive technologies and mechanics for generations, and one notable area is with their hybrid vehicles. We all know and love the Prius, which was the first mass-produced hybrid on the market, making its debut in 1997. But Toyota is not one to rest on its laurels; the geniuses there continue to push hybrid functionality forward, and Toyota drivers can reap the rewards. What are the benefits and advantages of Toyota’s hybrid powertrain system? Let’s take a look at what makes their hybrids so special.
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Toyota Hits 8 Million Mark for Hybrids Sold Worldwide
When the first Toyota Prius appeared on the automotive scene in 1997, it was simply the next new automotive technology. Pairing the power of a gas-powered engine with the efficiency of an electric motor was a novel idea that many likely thought wouldn’t last. That trend of high-power efficiency has continued to spread throughout the industry and with their success as an elite hybrid automaker in the industry, Toyota has cemented its position as one of the best. With news that Toyota hits the 8 million mark for hybrids sold worldwide, that success has now become tangible. Read the rest of this entry
Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle U.S. Release Date
You may have heard about Toyota hydrogen fuel cell technology, but do you really know what it is? Implementing one of the cleanest automotive fuel technologies available, Toyota hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will revolutionize the automotive industry. Named the Toyota Mirai, the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle features a flashy design, economical performance and produces zero harmful emissions and it is coming soon. Scheduled to arrive first in California in the fall of 2015, the Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle U.S. release date is right around the corner and is one of the most anticipated events in the automotive industry. Read the rest of this entry
What Does the Toyota Prius Solar Panel Roof Feature Do?
Do you hate getting into your car on a hot summer day and immediately feeling like you are sitting on the surface of the sun? The greenhouse effect is a valuable scientific concept, but not in your car, mainly because you aren’t a plant. Toyota has added a valuable eco-friendly, solar-powered feature to its Prius models to keep you and your family from boiling when you get into your car. Keep the mercury from rising in your new 2015 Toyota Prius and opt for the Toyota Prius Solar Panel Roof feature, but the question still remains, and you are probably asking yourself already, what does the Toyota Prius Solar Panel Roof feature do? Read the rest of this entry
Top Toyota Hybrids in Enfield CT
For drivers looking for the most fuel efficient, eco-conscious vehicles Toyota is the go-to brand. Toyota offers a slew of hybrid and electric models for you to choose from if going green is your primary goal. Four Toyota models were named to Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Hybrid Cars Under $30,000, including three of the top four. Of the ten cars named to the list the 2014 Toyota Prius c was ranked eighth, the 2014 Prius v fourth, the 2014 Camry Hybrid third, and the 2014 Toyota Prius was ranked first. The efficiency and affordability of these world-saving vehicles is amazing and all of these top Toyota hybrids are in Enfield, CT at Gale Toyota. Read the rest of this entry
2014 Toyota RAV4 EV in Enfield CT
Toyota is notoriously environmentally friendly in both practice and in product. When the Toyota Prius Hybrid hit the world market in 2000, it sparked a new found interest in global preservation via electric and hybrid vehicles. One of the newest eco-friendly models to hit streets is the 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV in Enfield, CT. Read the rest of this entry