Toyota Prius Prime Has Breakthrough Heat Pump System, Bumps Electric Range Up 21% In Cold

Heating is generally one of the weakest points for all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles because you can’t typically use waste heat from the engine, while operating in all-electric mode. Electric heating uses a lot of valuable energy from theĀ  battery (up to several kWh per hour of driving), which affects range – mostly in cars … Continue reading Toyota Prius Prime Has Breakthrough Heat Pump System, Bumps Electric Range Up 21% In Cold