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Six Toyota Prius PHEVs go to Clean Cities in Syracuse

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Toyota kicks off uber-expensive plug-in Prius rental program in Japan

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Inside Line puts plug-in Prius to the test, hits 62 mpg, payback period at least 215K miles [w/video]

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Toyota to add 20 2010 plug-in Priuses to UK test fleet

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Say what? Plug-in Prius can't charge additional battery packs on the fly

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Toyota: Prius Plug-In Hybrid won't compete with Leaf or Volt

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Quick Spin: 2010 Plug-in Prius prototype is just like your mother's Toyota hybrid, but better

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What does the Prius PHEV mileage really mean on the JC08 cycle?

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Toyota officially launches plug-in Prius program, retail sales in 2011

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Toyota officially launches plug-in Prius program, retail sales in 2011

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REPORT: 115 Plug-in Toyota Prius test cars fail to crack 50 mpg average in year-long test

When Consumer Reports tested out the Hymotion L5 plug-in Toyota Prius conversion earlier this year, they weren't overwhelmed with the results. Sure, the mileage they observed was boosted to about 67 mpg over the first 35 miles of the drive, but that didn't match the claims of 100 mpg (or more) that Hymotion and A123 Systems make about their product.

REPORT: 115 Plug-in Priuses fail to crack 50 mpg average in year-long test

When Consumer Reports tested out the Hymotion L5 plug-in Toyota Prius conversion earlier this year, they weren't overwhelmed with the results. Sure, the mileage they observed was boosted to about 67 mpg over the first 35 miles of the drive, but that didn't match the claims of 100 mpg (or more) that Hymotion and A123 Systems make about their product.

REPORT: 2010 Prius PHEV to feature 12-mile-plus EV range

According to the Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun in Japan, Toyota's upcoming plug-in Prius will have a range of a little over 12 miles (20 kilometers) on electric power only. That's significantly less than the EV range that's planned for PHEV competitors like the Chevy Volt, but it also means the PHEV Prius should cost considerably less than vehicles with larger battery capacities.

Toyota PHEV test program to expand to Europe

Earlier this summer Toyota announced plans to start testing some plug-in versions of the Prius in Japan. That announcement was quickly followed by two of the PHEV Priuses coming to California and now the program is hopping another ocean. Following up on the rumors circulating over

EDTA president says plug-in bill failure had nothing to do with PHEV technology

As I mentioned earlier today, the FREEDOM Act language regarding tax incentives for Americans looking to convert their hybrids to plug-in versions was stripped out of the energy bill that ended up passing in the U.S. Senate. Toyota made their claim for why PHEVs are a bad idea, and in my inbox today was the newsletter from the EDTA, and it included this bit from EDTA President Brian Wynn