Tag: Toyota Prius

New 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid goes further

New 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid goes further

Toyota has launched a redesigned Prius PHV (plug-in hybrid vehicle) in Japan which has greatly advanced environmental performance with more advanced equipment and improved charging convenience. More significantly, the use of a large-capacity lithium-ion battery, combined with efficiency improvements in the plug-in hybrid system, has increased the range in EV […]

EuroNCAP’S ‘Best in Class’ for 2016

EuroNCAP’S ‘Best in Class’ for 2016

In 2016, Euro NCAP tested 18 new passenger cars and four heavy quadricycles and of these, 3 models were awarded ‘Best in Class’: the Toyota Prius in the ‘Large Family Car’ category; the Hyundai IONIQ in the ‘Small Family Car’ category; and the VW Tiguan is the best ‘Small Off-Roader’ […]

The Goo KANTEI Diary – 2012 Toyota Prius

The Goo KANTEI Diary – 2012 Toyota Prius

Some years ago, the government allowed electric and hybrid (under 2000 cc) vehicles to be sold at duty-free prices throughout Malaysia to everyone. The reduced prices boosted sales of such vehicles and those who bought them at that time were delighted to have such a rare privilege. Now the early […]

Sales of hybrid models still going on

Sales of hybrid models still going on

Although the full duty exemption on hybrid vehicles ended on December 31, 2013, sales of such vehicles in Malaysia did not completely cease during the first 6 months of this year even though prices would have gone up. Compared to the same period last year, the decrease in sales was […]

ASEAN NCAP Phase 2 results

ASEAN NCAP Phase 2 results

The results of the second phase of the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries – referred to as ASEAN NCAP – were recently announced and data on the behaviour of 11 passenger car models tested using an offset frontal collision protocol was made public. The 11 models tested […]