Toyota launches plug-in hybrid, poised to continue green car dominance…

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Toyota launches plug-in poised to continue green car

Toyota launched its plug-in electric vehicle in Japan setting it up to compete directly General Motors’ Chevy which it resembles operationally. that the car has the longest driving and best fuel economy in a market-ready car so far, its impressive Toyota predicts a retail below $35,000 — making it one of the affordable advanced cars to hit the in the next two years.

Toyota benefits tremendously the name recognition created by it brand — in the last seven a million models have sold, about 75 percent of the in the U.S. This could future vehicles an advantage. new iteration of the hybrid travels miles on electric power before the gas-powered generator on. On paper, the vehicle can travel up to 870 with a full battery and of gas.

The car represents Toyota’s best and bet when it comes to the advanced market. It doesn’t have a electric model in the works Tesla Motors. Fisker and others. The company argues lithium batteries are still an science, allowing too small a range for too high a cost. the lack of charging infrastructure their practicality.

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Reuters reports that the new PHEV will have a top of 62 miles per hour when its on electricity alone, able to 134 miles per gallon. By this the vehicle probably has a 6.75 tank. It’s first to use lithium ion batteries, which charge in three hours plugged into a standard socket.

Toyota says the will be widely released in the two years. This isn’t groundbreaking a deadline. Even expects to be be churning out its Model S by the end of 2011. The company says it first lease the vehicles to in Strasbourg, France as a pilot Beginning this month, 100 vehicles will be leased The city was chosen because it has than 300 electric vehicle stations. Nowhere in the U.S. has infrastructure despite the efforts of like Better Place and Technologies.

Before general release, says it will lease 600 of its PHEVs, 150 of which will be in the The Toyota brand alone be enough for the traditional automaker to its domination of the green car market, near-term releases of the Chevy and Nissan Leaf .

Toyota prius(plug-in) lease
Toyota prius(plug-in) lease
Toyota prius(plug-in) lease

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