Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Price

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Price

Market News
19 Sep 2011
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The Japanese car maker has recently announced pricing details for the 2012 Toyota Plug-in Hybrid and the Prius V MPV.

The Prius Plug-in Hybrid comes with a 4.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack which will allow a 15 miles range of pure electric driving (at speeds of up to 62 mph), and according to the company the car is also estimated to deliver 49 mpg when operating in hybrid mode. Its charging time is 2.5 to 3 hours at a regular 120 Volt outlet, or 1.5 hours when using a 240 Volt outlet.

Mercedes F 125 Concept

Mercedes F 125 Concept

Concept Cars
13 Sep 2011
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A stunning concept unveiled in Frankfurt today comes from Daimler who brought the Mercedes F 125 F-CELL Plug-in HYBRID, a car which according to them represents a “redefinition of automotive luxury”.

This fuel-cell electric plug-in hybrid uses a hydrogen storage technology, and four electric motors which provide a total of 308 horsepower (230 kW) thanks to which the F 125 accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.9 seconds and hits a top speed of 220 Km/h.

Most importantly however is the fact that the Mercedes F 125 Concept has a driving range of no less than 1,000 Km due to its floor tank which can store 7.5 kg of hydrogen, while when running on just electricity, the car can cover around 50 Km.

Toyota introduces the new Prius Family in Frankurt

Toyota introduces the new Prius Family in Frankurt

New Cars
13 Sep 2011
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Toyota has introduced he new Prius family at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show today. This refers to the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid, the Prius+ 7-passenger MPV and the revised Prius. Toyota has also announced its plans of introducing 10 new hybrids by 2015.

The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid represents the latest development of the company’s modular Hybrid Synergy Drive platform (HSD) which in this case produces 134 bhp from a lithium-ion battery with a high capacity of 4.4kWh and a weight of only 80kg that is mated to a petrol engine.