Toyota Prius Plugin Hybrid

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Toyota Prius PHV Electric Cars

Toyota Prius Plug-in

The Japanese automaker has confirmed a plug-in version Toyota will extend the third Prius range.

With the Prius Plug-in Hybrid will benefit from a range of pure electric meaning less fuel and lower emissions. All this is thanks to a set of new lithium-ion batteries can be recharged from any power and as well as the vehicle’s own hybrid system.

Around 600 units Prius Plug-in Hybrid be sent to Japan, USA and Europe by mid most of which will be to government ministries, electric companies universities and research

Prius Plug-in Hybrid not been announced but the car releases 59g CO2 per Km and extensive technical specs are in the press release below.

Toyota press release :

Motor Corporation in Japan has confirmed the introduction of the Prius Hybrid, a plug-in version of the Prius petrol-electric hybrid

The Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHV) offers greater on electric power only, reducing fuel consumption and The PHV uses lithium-ion batteries a for Toyota which can be charged an external source as well as by the own hybrid drive system.

600 units will be introduced in the United States, and Europe the first half of 2010. 20 come to the UK in mid 2010.

The Prius PHVs will be to government ministries, local corporations including electric companies, universities and research for use in a demonstration programme aimed at real-world driving data and the development of battery-charging infrastructure.

In Toyota will lease 200 units, 20 of which will to the UK in mid-2010. The details of these UK will be the subject of a separate closer to the time. The Prius Hybrid will also be in France and Portugal, with the also considering 10 other countries, including Germany and the along with countries in regions, such as Canada, and New Zealand.

The Prius PHV can be charged using an power source such as a electric outlet and is the first produced by Toyota to be propelled by a battery. Further, due to the battery’s capacity, the vehicle has an extended driving range, enabling use as an vehicle (EV) for short While for medium and long after battery power to a level no longer allowing EV mode, the vehicle functions as a petrol-electric hybrid vehicle

Thus, use is not constrained by remaining power or availability of battery-charging

Furthermore, PHVs, such as the Plug-in Hybrid, are expected to fuel efficiency superior to petrol-electric HVs, reduce of fossil fuels and reduce CO 2 and atmospheric pollution. Verifications and that gauge the performance of a PHV official fuel consumption differ from region to but in Europe, the Prius PHV emits 59g CO 2 per km in the New European Driving Cycle*.

The Plug-in Hybrid technology is a key on our road towards sustainable said Toyota Motor (TMC) Executive Vice-President Uchiyamada. Based on Toyota’s hybrid powertrain, PHV represents the most practical way of increasing the use of for personal transport. Now we need to market acceptance of this new

Toyota believes that to the diversification of energy sources hybrid vehicles are a highly environmentally considerate option. is therefore actively encouraging introduction to aid understanding and to promote the widespread use of PHVs. Toyota analyse feedback regarding the Plug-in Hybrid, with an aim to sales in the tens of thousands of to the general public in two years.

Toyota promotes the use of alternative sources, such as electricity, to the consumption of fossil fuels and to CO 2 emissions. Thus, the company is the development of electricity-related technologies by experience gained from 12 selling petrol-electric HVs, the introduction of the RAV4 EV SUV and the leasing of HVs.

*(CO 2 emissions of Prius Hybrid are measured according to the new international regulation for plug-in electric powertrains, as adopted by the Nations Economic Commission for )



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