19 Mar '12, 4pm

Toyota increasing Prius C production to meet high demand at home and abroad

It is disappointing that Toyota makes such a half-hearted plug-in car. The battery is too small and the price is too high. All they would have to do is add a charger and a much larger battery to this car and they could sell it for only a slightly higher price (after tax-credit) since the tax-credit would cover most of the added cost. I almost get the feeling they are trying to give GM a free shot at the market. But the Volt is a bit too expensive and thus struggling. If the Volt cost $5K less such that it was $27K after tax-credit, that might be enough to make it break through.

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