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    Official: Toyota asks: "What's the plural of Prius?" Again... [w/video]

    Stop us if you've heard this one: Toyota has just launched a campaign to have voters decide on the accepted plural of the word Prius. Sound familiar? It should – well over a year ago, Toyota was knee-deep in this same exact campaign. In case you don't recall, popular vote favored Prii. ...

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    Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid not available nationwide until 2013

    Toyota Prius Plug-in – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bit by bit, the Toyota Prius Plug-in puzzle is starting to take shape. Thus far, we accumulated loads of info, most of it unofficial, on the eagerly awaited plug-in hybrid. For example, an AutoblogGreen tipster recently led ...

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    Toyota sets 2012 Prius Plug-in U.S. sales target at 16,000+

    Toyota says it expects U.S. sales of its Prius Plug-in to hit at least 16,000 in 2012. Toyota spokesman, John Hanson, told Bloomberg News that:

    We think it's going to be a strong seller and we'll deliver to whatever level the market wants. We're certainly on line to sell 16,000 to 17,000 ...

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    Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid reservations start on Earth Day (sorry, Hawaii)

    If the idea of getting around 83 or 87 miles per gallon in a plug-in Prius suits your fancy, then get ready to give Toyota your pertinent details on Earth Day. That's this Friday, by the way. Today, Toyota announced it will open up a "Priority Registration Web Site" for the Prius Plug-In in ...

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    It's Friday: Toyota Prius sets crazy URDB records [w/video]

    The Toyota Prius has done it. What's that, you ask? Well, it set tons of records, many of which may never be challenged. We're not talking "real" records. More like the "craziest, most entertainingest, smartest and funnest" records ever attempted in and around a Prius. The goal: "to set as many ...

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    Toyota going a bit insane with Prius record attempts for URDB

    If you don't have the patience to grow your fingernails to insane lengths – or just don't like Irish beer – then forget the Guinness World Records and head on over to the home of "world records" for bored Facebook users, the Universal Record Database (URDB). I mean, we're talking ...

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    Zipcar adds eight Toyota Prius plug-in hybrids to car sharing program

    Want some data sharing with your car sharing? On Thursday, Zipcar added eight Toyota Prius plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) to its car-sharing fleet. The plug-in Priuses, which are not available for purchase until 2012, will be accessible to Zipcar members in Boston, MA, Cambridge, MA, San Francisco, CA, ...

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    Video: Fully Charged drives the plug-in Prius; averages 87 mpg

    Plug-in Prius prototype – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Back in June, Inside Line rung out the Plug-in Prius prototype and managed a mere 62 miles per gallon. In September, the California Center for Sustainable Energy revealed that its Prius PHV returned a much more remarkable ...

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    That's more like it: plug-in Prius gets 83 mpg over 3,450 miles

    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above to watch video after the jump
    When Inside Line tested the Plug-in Prius in June, the team got around 62 miles per gallon over 500 or so miles. That's good, but not that much better than you can do with careful driving in a standard 2010 Toyota ...

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    Dark shadows loom over PHEVs as EVs capture all the rays

    Hyundai Blue-Will Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aside from the Chevy Volt and the upcoming Toyota Prius PHEV, few plug-in hybrids (PHEV) make headlines. There could be a few reasons for this, but the likely culprit is the momentum being gained by electric vehicles. The EV ...

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    Toyota announces first details of U.S. plug-in Prius test program

    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The reason we just got to drive the new plug-in Prius hybrid in San Diego is because Toyota is introducing the vehicle to the U.S. during the company's second Sustainable Mobility Seminar (see our full coverage of the ...

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

    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been two-and-a-half years since we last got behind the wheel of a plug-in Prius. The name is the same, but today's plug-in Prius is a totally different vehicle, and it was high time to see what changes Toyota has ...

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    Can plug-in vehicles make any money before they become outmoded?

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Writing on the AltEnergyStocks site, John Peterson tries to make the case that plug-in vehicles are a bad investment for automakers and are unlikely to be profitable anytime in the foreseeable future, certainly not before they are ...

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    Detroit 2010: Toyota's 2011 plug-in Prius release date is "aggressive" target

    Toyota Prius PHEV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bill Reinert is nothing if not an outspoken promoter of the Toyota brand. When we saw him at the Detroit Auto Show, we knew we needed to say hello and find out what is up with the plug-in Prius project and other environmental issues ...

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    Florida offering $5,000 rebates for plug-in hybrid Prius conversions... for 90 people

    There are plenty of ways to give your Prius a plug, but with an average cost around $8,000-$10,000, the change is not cheap. There are some budget conversions, but they don't provide a lot of benefits. Some Florida residents, though, will soon be able to get help paying for the plug-in hybrid ...

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    Toyota starts discussions on who will get PHEV Priuses

    Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is getting ready to start deploying a fleet of 200 plug-in Prius hybrids in the coming months and the company needs to figure out what to do with them. The cars will all be leased for purposes of field testing. ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: Toyota to show Auris Hybrid, Prius PHEV and two iQ variants

    Toyota Plug-In Prius Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to the LF-Ch from its Lexus luxury division, Toyota also intends to bring a few more environmentally friendly automobiles to the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, some seemingly close to production form and others as ...

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    Enginer claims to have $2,000, 2kWh plug-in Prius conversion kit ready

    We'll start with the numbers: $1,995 will get you a 2 kWh plug-in battery pack for your second-generation Toyota Prius; $2,995 will get you a 4 kWh pack (the installation feel and the $95 delivery charge are extra). For your two or three grand, you can reach "the holy grail of achieving 100 ...

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    Where is the government spending for plug-in hybrid conversions?

    Fact 1: Over the last few months, we've seen the federal government spend all sorts of money to try and reach the twin goals of economic resurrection and a cleaner/greener society. In the auto industry, we have the CARS program, the ending (or not?) of the DOE's hydrogen vehicle program, the ...

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    Modified PHEV Prius setting out on 1,100-mile, one-tank drive - but why?

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Toyota Prius
    File this one under slightly sketchy (AFS Trinity style). A Florida Toyota dealer is taking a Prius on what he calls an "epic" 1,100-mile trip to Washington, D.C. and he wants to do it on only one tank of gas. Since the tank of the Prius ...


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