Toyota today announced a new online order system that will launch later this year for the all-new Prius Plug-in Hybrid.
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.
A testing program with Toyota gives Zipcar members a chance to test the Prius Plug-in Hybrid before it goes up for sale.
Gas-electric hybrid car that plugs into household outlets would charge in about one to four hours depending on voltage.
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.