25 Jul '11, 1pm

Will 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Get Us Used To Plugging In?

Will 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Get Us Used To Plugging In?

Last week, Toyota said it expects to sell 16,000 or more 2012 Prius Plug-In Hybrid models in the U.S. next year, once the car is launched (in June or before ). For all intents and purposes, it's a standard Toyota Prius hybrid with a larger battery pack that uses lithium-ion cells. The car can be plugged into a wall outlet to recharge the battery on grid electricity. Still, we wonder whether the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In may be the car that gets U.S. car buyers more comfortable with plugging in their cars? Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid prototype, tested in November 2010 Enlarge Photo There's a huge amount of familiarity with the Prius brand--it's why Toyota is expanding it to encompass multiple models, including the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon . So it may be that consumers will be more comfortable with a Prius that plugs in more than they might be with the less familiar all-ele...

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