Toyota Plug In Prius
Are lower cost and longer all-electric range in a plug-in hybrid mutually exclusive concepts? That's what Toyota appears to be arguing to the California Air Resources Board (CARB). In documents recently filed with CARB concerning the Golden State regulator's 10-mile minimum requirement for all-electric range in plug-in hybrids. The EPA Danny King
The Toyota Plug-in Prius won't be hitting dealer showrooms until 2012. Before that happens, Toyota is getting ready to produce an "add-on" for the vehicle, but it's one you don't take with the car. What are we talking about? An in-home charging station.
2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery