Articles tagged with: plug-in

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8 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,182 views
Toyota’s plug-in Prius


By Will Chamberlain

The Toyota Prius is synonymous with hybrid technology and efficiency.  When you think hybrid, normally the Prius is the first car you think of.  It was one of the first gasoline/electric hybrid cars to hit the market and make a giant splash doing so.

 Since the first generation of Prius, several different models have debuted but none more anticipated than the Plug-in model that AJ recently got to try out for a few days.

It was part of a special …

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8 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,487 views
Second opinion:Toyota’s Prius HPV could be the right product at right time

        By Don Hammonds

The latest hybrid plug-in vehicle to hit Automobile Journal’s offices was the Toyota Prius HPV (Hybrid plug-in Vehicle) and it proved to be an excellent example of the benefits–and challenges–of plug-in technology.

As our readers know, plug in hybrids, like the Prius HPV and the Chevy Volt  provide outstanding fuel economy by providing all-electric power for a certain nbumnber of miles before the powertrain shifts over to gasoline only use.  In the case of the Prius, it can …

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