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    Video: This Japanese ad for the Toyota Prius Plug In is beyond confusing
    J-Pop With AKB48, Neck Plugs and Men In Masks 1403218560

    We'll admit we don't understand all of this strange little ad for the Toyota Prius Plug In (our Japanese skills are not what they once were) but that just makes it all the more fascinating. The takeaway point is that a world full of PHEV Priuses will be astonishingly colorful at time and ...

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    Official: US Prius Plug-In Hybrid gets price cut, won't get JDM two-tone paint

    Compared to last year's model, there's not much that's new in the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In hybrid –except the price tag. The nominally updated PHEV will lose $2,010 off of its base price while keeping all of the tech and options from the 2013 model. The new base model will therefore start ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-in fuel-economy challenge offers $20,000 in prizes

    Sure, it's a PR play to raise awareness for the Toyota Prius Plug-in, but Toyota's first-ever Prius MPG Challenge is for a good cause. Fifteen of them, for starters. The Japanese automaker officially began the contest Wednesday in West Caldwell, New Jersey. The idea is to let representatives ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-In wins 2012 sales battle in UK

    The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid was the top selling plug-in hybrid vehicle in the United Kingdom, with 470 sold since being introduced to the market in July 2012. That means the Prius Plug-in Hybrid outsold the Vauxhall Ampera plug-in hybrid, Toyota says. The sales lead happened even though the ...

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    Official: Colorado University finds Prius plug-in hybrids a hit; online assistance, not so much

    In 2008, Boulder, CO became the "first Smart Grid City in the nation." It wasn't just a name, it was a step along the way for the town to become a green energy incubator. A few years later, Toyota sponsored a test program with 28 Prius Plug-In Hybrid vehicles conducted by Colorado University. CU ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius now best-selling model(s) in California

    We've heard the Toyota Prius jokingly called the State Bird of California, but recent sales data shows that the world's most popular hybrid is, in fact, the best-selling car in the state. Well, the best-selling vehicle line, at least, since the Prius now comes in four variants. If you add up ...

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    Official: Toyota will make more than 1 million hybrids this year

    "Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss." The Who lyric seems apropos, given the news that Toyota may double its hybrid-vehicle production this year and will maintain that sales level for the next three years as it expands both the number of hybrid models it offers and sales efforts to markets ...

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    Report: Confused about the C-Max Energi abilities? Ask the chief engineer

    To get an accurate reading of how a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle performs in battery-only mode and in overall extended range, two experiences are useful: lots of behind-the-wheel driving time under various driving conditions (altitude, climate temperature, average speed driven, stop-start, ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-in in vehicle-to-home tests in Japan

    Pull electricity from a Toyota Prius Plug-in to a McMansion, and the lights may go out within a matter of a couple of hours. For a typical Japanese house, though, you'd be taken care of for the better part of a week. Toyota said it will start testing a vehicle-to-home (V2H) system with the Prius ...

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    Video: Star Wars Prius commercial gives droids a shot with Toyota's plug-in

    Help us, plug-in cars, you're our only hope. In his original deal with Fox for the first Star Wars movie, George Lucas famously kept the licensing rights for himself. That deal – unusual at the time – has resulted in a huge pile of cash for the filmmaker and the ability for his ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius now third-most-popular car in the world... sort of

    Think you're seeing more Toyota Prius models on the road these days? Well, you are. Automotive News is reporting that all those increased Prius sales in the U.S. and Japan (see here and here and here and here etc.) have turned the Prius into the world's third-best-selling car model for the first ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius Plug-In third fastest-selling car in America

    The good people at have slogged their way through sales data from April and found something interesting. The Toyota Prius Plug-In managed to walk away as the third quickest-selling car in the U.S., spending just five days on dealer lots. That figure was good enough to land it behind the ...

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    By The Numbers: Prius Plug-in helps Toyota extend lead for April's alt-fuel sales

    "Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss." The classic couplet from the Who's "Won't Get Fooled Again" applies to April's alt-fuel vehicle sales, as Toyota not only continued to dominate the hybrid market, but also shoved aside the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf in plug-in vehicle sales. ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius plug-in sells 1,654 copies in April, beating Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf

    The Toyota Prius, the most popular hybrid in the world, was also the most popular plug-in vehicle in U.S. last month. Compared to sales of the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf, which sold 1,462 and 370 units, respectively, the $32,000 Prius Plug-in quietly sold 1,654 copies in April, reports ...

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    Report: Toyota boosts fuel-economy rating for Prius Plug-in to 95 MPGe

    Toyota has boosted the miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) ratings for the Prius Plug-in hybrid-electric that it plans to debut in the U.S. next month. The Japanese automaker now estimates that the car will get 95 MPGe in its all-electric mode, up from its prior estimate of 87 MPGe, according to ...

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    Report: Toyota starts taking Prius Plug-In orders in Japan

    Back on Earth Day, Toyota opened up its U.S. reservation books for the Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Even though the first examples of the Prius Plug-In – which starts at $32,000 – will be available in select U.S. markets in the spring, the car won't be obtainable nationwide until early 2013. ...

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    Report: Toyota counting on Prius sales increase in 2012

    There's no doubt that the Toyota Prius has been a hit. A year ago, worldwide sales of the hybrid hatchback passed two million and, with annual sales of over 400,000 units, the Prius practically defines the idea of a green car for many people. Toyota is expanding the Prius from a model into a ...

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    Study: Chevy Volt cheaper to drive than Toyota Prius Plug-in, unless you're going more than 70 miles

    Now that full specs for the production version of the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in have been officially revealed, Pike Research has sufficient data to compare its operating costs to those of the Chevrolet Volt. Looking at the research firm's chart, as simple as it is, shows us that drivers need to ...

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    Report: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in to launch in Japan, Europe in January

    The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will start its global journey in three month's time. Word is the Prius Plug-in will launch in Japan in January of 2012 and hit dealerships across Europe around the same time. Toyota is expected to price the Prius Plug-in Hybrid at around three million yen ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is evolutionary

    You say you want an evolution? Well, look no further than the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. It's not game-changing like the Nissan Leaf. It's no Chevrolet Volt. But it's truly the most advanced Prius ever to hit the streets. From behind the wheel, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid drives much the ...


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