GREENER ESSEX ADDS PRIUS TO THE POOL

With a major campaign to clean up air quality in Essex underway, the ‘A Greener Essex’ message is being carried around the county on the signwritten sides of two of the cleanest vehicles on the road.

TOYOTA PRIUS SALES SURGE IN 2005

Hollywood celebrities are not the only ones queuing up for Toyota ’s famous hybrid Prius with demand in the UK for the European Car of the Year continuing to soar in 2005.

BUDGENS SHOPS FOR TOYOTA PRIUS

Staff at supermarket chain Budgens have been shopping around for greener company cars – and are finding that the European Car of the Year, the Toyota Prius petrol-electric suits them even better than they might at first have thought.

PRIUS SETS LAND SPEED RECORD FOR HYBRIDS

The lean, green Toyota Prius has swapped Sunset Boulevard and the Hollywood Hills for the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to set a new world land speed record for hybrid powered cars. The record setting car will be displayed at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2005.