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

2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery

Toyota's Koei Saga: "I think we will never abandon the internal-combustion engine"

Koei Saga, the managing officer of the Toyota Motor Corporation, might say that his company is "very excited" to expand plug-in hybrid (PHEV) testing when that's the announcement of the day, but he's also quite willing to give plug-in vehicles a verbal

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

CalCars: Toyota does not approve of plugging in your Prius

Pushed by talk in Congress about possibly giving incentives to taxpayers for converting standard hybrids to plug-in hybrids, Toyota today announced their reasons for not supporting PHEVs. In a memo written by Charles E. Ing, Director, Government Affairs Toyota Motor North America, and posted over at pro-PHEV advocates CalCars, Toyota