Toyota Prius Plug-in - Electric driving only.

Can the Prius Plug In be charged using the onboard engine? Can it be driven with electric propulsion and the engine used to generate a battery charge? Kind of a gasoline/electric? I see where the little BMW has this capability. There are many applications of this tech. around. Ships use it and of course train locomotives use it. The gas or diesel engine only runs generators. Electric motors provide the power to the wheels.

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