Toyota's Press Says All Your Vehicles Are Belong To Hybrids And The Prius Is A Tin Lizzie

Jim Press, the North American president of the number-one super-best-awesome automaker from the land of the rising sun claimed the always-alerting Bloomberg News yesterday that "eventually, everything will be a hybrid." In his interview, he continued by adding "the Prius is the forerunner, it's going to be like the Model T when you look back." Although we'd like to point out we're pretty sure he didn't mean that the Toyota Prius is in somehow a Toyota 4Runner, but you never know — we may have lost something in the translation there. Oh wait — Jim was born in California? Then maybe he means something else — we're confused.

Toyota's U.S. chief says the future will be all hybrid [Detroit News via Bloomberg News]