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Electric Vehicle (EV) Cost of Ownership

Electric Vehicle (EV) Cost of OwnershipAs electric vehicles (EVs) continue to become more popular, you may consider owning one yourself to avoid spending money on fuel. However, you may also want to know about the other costs involved with owning an electric vehicle and if it'll save you more money over time. Fortunately, Consumer Reports performed a study that found it's more affordable to drive an electric vehicle compared to a gasoline-powered vehicle.

 
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Toyota Plans to Sell 30,000 Fuel Cell Cars by 2020 and Reduce Emissions

Over the years, Toyota's initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint have greatly benefited the environment, and for 2015, they were even named one of the world's greenest companies by Newsweek. As the automotive world continues to focus on new ways to develop eco-friendly vehicles, Toyota is working to do their part and recently began a new project, the Toyota Environment Challenge 2050, in an effort to deliver more "green" cars, trucks and SUVs.

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Toyota Battery Packs Used to Power Yellowstone's Buffalo Ranch

Almost a year ago, Toyota announced that they would be supplying used Camry Hybrid battery packs to Yellowstone National Park in order to help power the Lamar Buffalo Ranch campus. Fast forward a year later and now the zero emission energy system is officially up and running, bringing power to Buffalo Ranch for the first time in over 100 years and promoting sustainability.

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How Toyota's Working to Preserve the Environment

Toyota, one of the automotive industry's largest manufacturers, is conducting new initiatives to help preserve the environment and reduce their carbon footprint. As the creator of popular eco-friendly vehicles, such as the Prius, Camry Hybrid and all-new Mirai fuel-cell model, Toyota has decided to step up their "green" efforts and work to diminish waste throughout each of its facilities.

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Five Benefits of Driving a Hybrid Car

Hybrid cars have made quite the splash in the automotive market over the past few years. Known for their eco-friendly nature, they not only benefit the environment, but also help drivers save money in the long run. With excellent EPA ratings that sometimes top 50 mpg combined and extensive driving ranges, hybrid cars are becoming more and more popular each year.

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