CNET Car Tech: Toyota Prius Plug-in

The Prius plays catch-up in the game it started.

The Prius is still the monster among hybrid cars, but EVs and newer hybrids have stolen a fair amount of its thunder. Is the Prius Plug-in enough of an innovation to keep Toyota out front as the brand that means high tech power trains? Or is too subtle an evolution? Brian Cooley mulls that over as he takes you for a drive and checks the tech.

About the author

Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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