Posts Tagged Toyota Prius plug-in

Toyota City Uses Plug-In Hybrids To Balance Power Supply

Toyota has announced a pretty neat  “Virtual Power Plant” project in Toyota City, Japan utilizing its popular 2nd generation Prius Plug-In (AKA Prius Prime in the US), focusing on local production, and local consumption, of renewable electricity. The Plug-in Prii are to be used as one of several elements to regulate power on the…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 12

Report: Next Gen Toyota Prius To Have 30-35 Miles Of Range

Here is what we know for sure.  Production of the current generation of the plug-in Toyota Prius ended in June.  The next generation Prius PHV won’t arrive until late in 2016 at best, but will feature both an undisclosed amount of additional range and a slightly higher extended range MPG (~55). Today,…

2 years ago by Jay Cole 67

Op-Ed: How Toyota Could Change the World

Over the years I’ve owned many Prii, including the very first generation.  From the very beginning I always questioned why Toyota didn’t go ahead and take that extra little step to allow us to charge up and drive at least some distance on electric power from the wall. Well, now…

4 years ago by David Murray 23