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2021 Toyota Mirai first drive review: The best new car you probably can’t buy

When the first generation Toyota Mirai arrived, it immediately became a pioneer as one of the first production hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The way it looked stood out too; it’s like the automotive version of Darth Vader complete with the requisite futuristic noises. Sure, that helped the Mirai stand out but in a way that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/16/2020
Toyota’s solid-state batteries could arrive by 2021

Toyota has never been one to jump on a bandwagon. The Japanese automaker prefers a conservative approach to make sure its reputation for reliability isn’t tarnished and its products come out nearly bulletproof. That strategy may just pay off in the electrification race because according to one report, Toyota’s solid-state batteries are coming next year. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/14/2020
It is time for the Toyota Prius to evolve beyond its fuel sipping roots

Few cars can match the Toyota Prius when it comes to sipping fuel and being practical. It is the car that proved the hybrid powertrain’s viability after all. However, in order to better compete with cars trying to steal its crown, the Prius must evolve beyond the practical, high efficiency option. As hybrids become more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/8/2020
2021 Toyota Prius Prime review: The gateway to electrified commuting

Judging the Toyota Prius for being an appliance is common. Average consumers and enthusiasts alike think this spaceship-looking hatchback is nothing but a vehicle to get you from A to B. For the record, the Prius is a pioneer. As one of the first gas-electric hybrids, it helped jump-start the move toward electrification. Now, there […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2020
Toyota developing battery electric crossover on new e-TNGA platform

Toyota is working hard on its e-TNGA platform, designed for electric vehicles, and it will be previewing the first production version based on this platform in the coming months. This vehicle, slated to be released in Europe, is the first of many vehicles that’ll ride on this platform. The architecture allows for front-, rear-, or […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/7/2020
Making autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems safer with night vision

Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) is becoming more and more standard as cars get newer. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety includes performance of AEB in their vehicle testing. The public is starting to look at this tech when they purchase a new vehicle. While many have settled on calling the technology AEB, there isn’t an […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/15/2020
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid review: No plug, but absolutely worth mentioning

Here at EV Pulse, we like to cover the latest in battery-electric vehicles, alternative energy, and advanced technology. Featuring a vehicle on this site that doesn’t have a plug might seem like we’re going against our own directive. But the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is such a darn good car that it achieves the objectives […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/8/2020