19 Sep '11, 3pm

Finally, Toyota unveils the plug-in version of the Prius. 87 MPG and other goodies, check it out via @Michael_GR

Finally, Toyota unveils the plug-in version of the Prius. 87 MPG and other goodies, check it out via @Michael_GR

Toyota's a Bit Late to the Lithium-Ion Party, But Better Late Than Never We've known it was coming for a while , but until now we didn't have official numbers on pricing and fuel economy for the 2012 Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid. Well, the wait is over! Toyota has released lots of info, and while I've been saying for a long time that I wished Toyota would put a bigger lithium-ion battery pack in the PHEV Prius (surprise! They didn't listen to me), there are some benefits to the configuration they settled on. Read on for more details. Photo: Toyota Under the Hood: 2012 Prius PHEV Specifications The 2012 Prius plug-in is basically a regular Prius that has been upgraded with a better battery pack, a newly developed 4.4 kWh lithium-ion pack (it weights 176lbs) replacing the old nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery, a plug and external charging cable (24 feet long), and new softw...

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Toyota Unveils the Plug-In Prius

ecogeek.org 19 Sep '11, 7pm

Almost since it was first released, Toyota has been working on numerous new versions of its iconic Prius, but it has taken...

In-Depth look at the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

In-Depth look at the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 20 Sep '11, 8am

September 20 2011: The Green Piece Column. At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show there have been a host of exciting concept ...

Plug-in Prius: Idealism versus realism - Hybrid Cars and Plug-in ...: And the new Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid is...

Plug-in Prius: Idealism versus realism - Hybrid...

hybridcarblog.com 19 Sep '11, 7pm

Plug-in Prius: Idealism versus realism The most cost-effective plug-in still might not be realistic Is the goal plug-in ma...

Best Electric-Car Cargo Space: 2012 Nissan Leaf, 2012 Toyota Plug-in Prius:

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greencarreports.com 20 Sep '11, 2pm

By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Contributing Writer BIO Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield is a self-confessed pet...

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in priced same as Nissan Leaf in UK

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in priced same as Nissan...

green.autoblog.com 21 Sep '11, 11pm

Guideline pricing and European corporate demonstration partnership announced KEY POINTS New Prius Plug-in Hybrid to cost l...

2012 Toyota Prius Improves With Subtle Changes

2012 Toyota Prius Improves With Subtle Changes

greencarreports.com 20 Sep '11, 7pm

The secret to keeping a market-leading product atop the sales charts is contained with the Hippocratic oath: in regards to...

The roomier Prius V is going on sale next month. It has more cargo space than 80% of SUVs, yet hybrid MPG!

The roomier Prius V is going on sale next month...

treehugger.com 20 Sep '11, 7pm

What's Different, What's the Same The Prius V is built on the same drivetrain - and most of the same exterior - as the reg...

2012 Toyota Prius, Prius V, Prius Plug-in Hybrid: Now With Spaceship Sound

2012 Toyota Prius, Prius V, Prius Plug-in Hybri...

greencarreports.com 23 Sep '11, 12pm

Although engineers at Toyota claim the new audible alert system -- which will be fitted to the 2012 Toyota Prius, 2012 Toy...

Honda Shows More of its Plug-in Prius Fighter: the Fit EV

Honda Shows More of its Plug-in Prius Fighter: ...

gas2.org 18 Sep '11, 5pm

Speaking of the CR-Z, word out of Honda is that the plug-in Fit will feature the same sort of “driving mode” selection as ...

Toyota Plug-in Prius priced at $32,000; Prius V...

green.autoblog.com 16 Sep '11, 6pm

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ALL-NEW 2012 PRIUS v AND PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES RICHMOND, Calif., September 16, 2011 -...

Toyota Plugs In - EV World: International Busin...

evworld.com 19 Sep '11, 1pm

Exclusive EV World video of Toyota officially introducing the Prius PHV plug-in hybrid On reflection, one might view the o...

Guideline price revealed for Toyota Prius Plug-in

Guideline price revealed for Toyota Prius Plug-in

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 21 Sep '11, 1pm

Toyota has revealed that its new Prius Plug-in hybrid will cost less than £31,000 when it launches in the UK in 2012. This...

Toyota introduces 2012 Prius Plug-in Hybrid

greencarcongress.com 17 Sep '11, 11am

There is a press release from Toyota where there is more info about the PHEV Prius see http://www.toyotagb-press.co.uk/pro...

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is evolutionary

green.autoblog.com 28 Sep '11, 8pm

I was hoping for better as well - this is just a Prius with a extra pack to give you more EV range (basically). I was hopi...

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Projecting Pricing B...

greencarreports.com 16 Sep '11, 4pm

Mind you, with it's puny 4.4KWH battery the plug-in Prius doesn't qualify for the $7500 taxcredit (which was designed with...