Day: May 15, 2022

With the Toyota Prius dead, we remember the hybrids history forgot

With the humble Toyota Prius dropped from sale, we go over the hybrids left behind by history.


In a sad turn of events, it was announced this week that Toyota will stop selling the Prius after years of dwindling sales.

It’s a shame to see off the nameplate which paved the way for the electrification of mass-market cars in general, with the humble Prius arguably one of the most important cars of the last quarter-century.

It’s a sign of the times that the most important hybrid vehicles today wear SUV-shaped body styles. The popularity of pioneers such as the Toyota Prius and Hyundai Ioniq has waned in recent years, with their places taken up by hugely-popular high-riding alternatives such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.



Here’s some of our favourite hybrid vehicles which, too, fell into obscurity, and were dropped from sale in the Australian new-car

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The Best and Worst of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hosting Return

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” star Benedict Cumberbatch stopped by Studio 8H this week to host “Saturday Night Live” for the second time. The last time he hosted was back in November of 2016, just a few days before Election Day. This time around, his hosting stint came off the heels of the leaked Supreme Court Roe v. Wade draft — while also being the Mother’s Day episode, which meant this episode also had plenty of material to work with.

Host: Benedict Cumberbatch

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Cumberbatch’s first time hosting provided the memorable “Why Is Benedict Cumberbatch Hot?” sketch, showing just how game he is when it comes to poking fun at his — let’s say, distinct — physical appearance. This episode’s cold open also continued down that path, specifically when it came to his — let’s also say distinct — smile. But the point of

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The Best Porsche 911s You Can Buy Today

There’s nothing quite like the Porsche 911, and nothing will be.

It’s one of the greatest icons in the car world, and for good reason. The Porsche 911 is one of the most classic and iconic sports cars to have ever been made, and it’s quite a unique one, as well. Its distinctive shape is instantly recognizable, with its round headlights and rear engine, something that is very rare in today’s car world. Even after its many decades of existence, the Porsche 911’s formula is something that still makes for a wonderful sports car that’s exciting and fun to drive, beautifully luxurious, and always a joy to look at.

The best 911 model means different things for different people, especially because the 911 is so diverse in what it offers, with rear and all-wheel-drive, cabriolets, targas, and coupes, and varying levels of performance and options for style, the 911 casts

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What 21 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About Rivian Automotive

Over the past 3 months, 21 analysts have published their opinion on Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) stock. These analysts are typically employed by large Wall Street banks and tasked with understanding a company’s business to predict how a stock will trade over the upcoming year.

Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish
Total Ratings 4 10 6 1 0
Last 30D 1 3 1 0 0
1M Ago 1 1 1 0 0
2M Ago 1 1 0 1 0
3M Ago 1 5 4 0 0

According to 21 analyst offering 12-month price targets in the last 3 months, Rivian Automotive has an average price target of $74.14 with a high of $130.00 and a low of $24.00.

Below is a summary of how these 21 analysts rated Rivian Automotive over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish ratings, the more positive analysts are on the stock

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