Toyota today announced a new online order system that will launch later this year for the all-new Prius Plug-in Hybrid.
A testing program with Toyota gives Zipcar members a chance to test the Prius Plug-in Hybrid before it goes up for sale.
Recall to affect more than 400,000 hybrid models, including the latest Prius, as Toyota seeks to fix a problem with the regenerative brakes, which help charge the cars' electric batteries.
Company's first plug-in model, the Prius PHV, will add an external charging function and more batteries to enable longer-distance driving on electricity alone.
Gas-electric hybrid car that plugs into household outlets would charge in about one to four hours depending on voltage.