Hybrid vehicles are one of the greatest automotive innovations of the past couple decades. However, when you think about driving a hybrid, all you are thinking is: "I'm saving gas and money!". But, do you ever stop and wonder just what a hybrid is and exactly how it's saving you all that gas and money? Lucky for you, we're here to shed some light on that topic.
The Toyota Highlander has been one of the staples of Toyota's line for many years. However, with the last redesign occurring several years ago, Toyota felt it was time for an upgrade and redesign. They really delivered by designing a vehicle with cleaner lines, without sacrificing any of the tried and true functionality and comfort.
We admit we're biased when it comes to Toyota products, but we really do believe these are the finest vehicles on the road. That's why we sell them! You don't have to take our word for it, though, because there are plenty of consumer sites that back up our beliefs, not least of which is U.S. News & World Report's. The publication recently revealed its 2013 Best Cars for Families awards, and wouldn't you know it, there are two Toyota vehicles featured. The Toyota Prius earned honors in the Best Hatchbacks for families category, while the 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid earned accolades in the Best Hybrid SUVs for families for the third consecutive year. U.S. News' Best Cars for Families awards are chosen using a weighted score from their own rankings, which compare cars on the basis of safety, reliability and the opinions of the automotive press.
As part of its Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Demonstration Program, Toyota USA will be placing two hydrogen powered Toyota Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle (FCHV) advanced test vehicles with Nuvera Fuel Cells in Billerica, MA. The program is part of Toyota's goal to support partnerships with energy and transportation companies and to demonstrate the advantages and viability of the technology as a long term clean energy solution by placing the FCHV-adv vehicles with universities, private companies, and government agencies throughout the USA.