The Competition Arrives Late Toyota Prius PHV Details Emerge

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The Competition Arrives Late: Prius PHV Details Emerge

today, Nissan really had no competitors for the LEAF in the electric game. Now Toyota has a emerged as competition but as a spec in the distance, two years away.

As for the other contenders; the Mitsubishi i-Miev is too outdated to compete. The Chevrolet ticks all the right boxes to against the LEAF, but as ofd right is far too expensive to hit the mainstream and prove a threat. And the Ford Focus is still off in future land, very low production volumes when it does show up. year thru 2014)

Enter the Toyota Prius which is a plug -in hybrid that travels about 14 on electricity before switching to Toyota s famous HSD petrol The car in recent testing by the CCSE Center for Sustainable Energy) a blended 83 MPG over 3,500 That translates to 42 gallons of gas for the test.

Now, while the Prius PHV is a very different car than the there is no question they are over the same customer. 50% of would be LEAF owners also owned a Prius at time or another, so the allure of a Prius again, while being able to drive a of their day completely on electricity is enticing.

The three main details that made it to judge the threat to the LEAF the could bring was; how how many and when would it be . Those questions have now answered sorta.


Toyota Prius PHV Electric Cars

How Much Takeshi Uchiyamada, executive vice president, announcing the return of the RAV4 EV (at in concept form) to the LA Autoshow, that the PHV option on the Prius is to be between $3,000 and $5,000 than the price of a conventional Prius. ( freep ) It is also to note that the electric because of its 5.2 kWh lithium-ion battery, also qualify for $2,917 of incentive monies, so this (at least for awhile) will be less intrusive.

How Many and When straight off s twitter feed comes news, The target sales # for PHV is roughly 20K+ for North and it will arrive in dealerships in 2012 time frame. has also said they can accommodate more production if it is

If Toyota had kept earlier of having the PHV Prius to market in the of 2011, pricing and initial like this could really putting some into future LEAF unfortunately it seems someone the line has dropped the ball a bit at Toyota, and now we won t see any copies driving us on the roads for almost two years. is good news for the Nissan

( and probably even better for the people at Chevrolet)

Toyota Prius PHV Electric Cars
Toyota Prius PHV Electric Cars

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