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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.

July 10, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2012

MSRP: $32,000.00

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California extends HOV lane access for plug-in cars to 2019

Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.

By September 4, 2013

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McLaren P1 supercar to debut as plug-in hybrid

McLaren will debut its P1 supercar at the Geneva auto show in March, with a surprising plug-in hybrid powerplant.

By February 21, 2013

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New Volvo XC90 to double down on power, efficiency

The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.

By July 10, 2014

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Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 2014

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Chrysler: Mild hybrids coming, says electric cars 'overblown by media'

During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.

By May 8, 2014

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In the age of Prius and Tesla, can the Chevy Volt succeed? We ask GM.

After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.

By April 12, 2014

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Bentley going green wtih Hybrid Concept in Beijing

Luxury automaker Bentley will debut a plug-in hybrid concept based on its Mulsanne model at the Beijing auto show later this month.

By April 9, 2014

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Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

The first Qi and Powermat wireless phone chargers are arriving in automobiles as options. How does charging work and why should you care?

By April 8, 2014

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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid preview

Honda will offer a new plug-in hybrid and hybrid version of its updated Accord model next year, featuring an all-new hybrid drive system.

By September 5, 2012