Gearhead News

April 11, 2021
Jay Leno looks at a hybrid from 1916

The Toyota Prius may have popularized the concept, but hybrid cars existed long before the now-ubiquitous Toyota hatchback. The Owen Magnetic featured on this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage dates to 1916—about 80 years before the Prius launched. It’s important to remember that, at the turn of the 20th century, battery-electric cars were quite… [#item_URL]