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The Evolution of the Prius Continues - Hybrid Awareness

The Evolution of the Prius Continues - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 12, 2014

The 2nd-generation Prius featured a dramatically more enjoyable driving experience. 90% of the vehicle’s system was newly redeveloped for the 3rd-generation Prius.

The Birth of a Totally New Vehicle - Hybrid Awareness

The Birth of a Totally New Vehicle - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 11, 2014

Launched in 1997, the Prius was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid vehicle.

Surrounded by a Familiar Sense of Security - Hybrid Awareness

Surrounded by a Familiar Sense of Security - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 10, 2014

The level of safety that Toyota Hybrid System-equipped vehicle provide is no different than that of conventional vehicle.

Blast Through the Desert - Hybrid Awareness

Blast Through the Desert - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 09, 2014

“ The Toyota Hybrid System is packed with precision technology – is it really okay to drive it over long distances and rough roads?” There’s no need to worry at all.

More Comfortable than Ever Before - Hybrid Awareness

More Comfortable than Ever Before - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 08, 2014

One can see at a glance how spacious and comfortable the cabin interior is to ride in.

Immediately Feel Secure when Driving a Hybrid - Hybrid Awareness

Immediately Feel Secure when Driving a Hybrid - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 07, 2014

Vehicles equipped with the Toyota Hybrid System can be driven just like any other conventional vehicle.

Detailed Management of the Hybrid System - Hybrid Awareness

Detailed Management of the Hybrid System - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 06, 2014

The power control unit provides detailed control of the electric motor/generator, gas/petrol engine, and hybrid batteries. This is the Toyota Hybrid System’s “control tower”

Large Amounts of Current Quickly Stored and Delivered - Hybrid Awareness

Large Amounts of Current Quickly Stored and Delivered - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 05, 2014

An Automobile is always repeatedly accelerating and decelerating. A Hybrid vehicle repeatedly uses and recharges its batteries each time it accelerates and decelerates, so batteries storing electricity must be able to quickly deliver and receive large amounts of electricity.

Greatly Improving Hybrid Driving - Hybrid Awareness

Greatly Improving Hybrid Driving - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 04, 2014

“THS II with Reduction Gear” adds another planetary gear, called the “reduction gear”. A reduction gear amplifies torque from the electric motors.

Planetary Gears - Changing Steps into Slopes - Hybrid Awareness

Planetary Gears - Changing Steps into Slopes - Hybrid Awareness

Published on: Aug 03, 2014

The secret of the Hybrid System is a power split device equipped with a planetary gear.