Police Say Seattle Mayor Wants Prius Cop Cars Instead Of Explorers

Could you ever take a Toyota Prius with flashing red and blue lights in your rear view mirror seriously? I don't think I could, but the mayor of Seattle thinks the hybrids would be a great option for his city's police department. The cops, unsurprisingly, do not agree. » 12/06/13 3:40pm 12/06/13 3:40pm

Science Confirms That BMW And Prius Drivers Are The Worst

We have long ragged on BMW drivers for their terrible parking skills and general assholery, and Toyota Prius drivers for their holier-than-thou smugness. Now, it has been confirmed — through the miraculous power of science — that their owners are, in fact, terrible and inconsiderate motorists. » 8/13/13 12:30pm 8/13/13 12:30pm

Three Toyota Prius Hybrids Also Burned In Fisker Karma Port Fire

Last week we Jalopnik was the first to report on more than a dozen Fisker Karmas catching fire and burning to the ground in a New Jersey Port overrun by Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. We've now learned that three Toyota Prii burned in a separate incident at the same port. » 11/05/12 3:30pm 11/05/12 3:30pm

Miami Wasted $4 Million On Hundreds Of Cars That Sat In A Parking…

For six years, about 300 hybrid vehicles slated for Miami-Dade municipal service sat unused in a Miami parking garage. The $4 million fleet of low-emission cars, trucks and vans produced absolutely no emissions as they sat unused, although more than 125 cars have entered service since South Florida's el Nuevo Herald » 4/23/12 3:00pm 4/23/12 3:00pm