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Toyota Promises an Affordable Prius in 2011

The moment we ve waiting for us is here: Toyota has it will offer a plug-in to the masses in 2011 and it will be an car, offering triple-digit economy.

The world s No. 1 automaker has for offered a litany of reasons why a cord to the world s most hybrid wasn t as easy as all enthusiasts who have done it have you believe. There questions about range, and cost.

But it seems Toyota has at last them, and today it announced it offer the plug-in Prius in release as a 2012 model.

So made Toyota finally get off the Could it be that the company made hybrid a household is a wee bit worried about losing the mantle to General Motors or After all, the Chevrolet and Nissan Leaf electric roll into showrooms at the end of year.

The New York Times says has scrambled to gain the upper in an increasingly crowded battle next-generation green technology. It s a assessment, now that everyone s on the hybrid bandwagon. You know it s a field when there s a Cayenne hybrid and even a Nano hybrid on the horizon.

Toyota needs to do something if it is to its rep for innovation. And when you look at Toyota is bringing to the showrooms, the Prius is a fairly nice of kit. For starters, it will be the Toyota with lithium-ion It will allow the corded car to 14.5 miles on electricity

Not much, but it s a start. More is the fuel economy Toyota s 134 mpg.

The Times notes is throwing its considerable weight hybrids and won t be looking at battery or other alt fuels anytime

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We have been working on efficient powertrains to be able to use oil as as possible. Many hurdles for alternative fuels, Takeshi Toyota s executive vice told the Times . He went when he talked to the Wall Journal . Toyota believes plug-in hybrids are a realistic among vehicles using

Toyota is developing the batteries its partnership with Panasonic, has provided the nickel-metal hydride in the Prius we all know and love. started last month at its factory in Japan, but Bloomberg future batteries could be from other suppliers. as Sanyo Electric Company.

Although we won t see the plug-in Prius in until 2011, Toyota is out 500 of them in the coming months. It s 350 of them to municipal fleets in to further refine the technology. 150 are slated for fleets in the United early next year.

will collect info on a of topics, including how and when the are charged, whether the batteries are and how they are performing.

No word on the plug-in Prius will but Uchiyamada promised it will be The 2010 Prius starts at

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