Toyota has announced that its upcoming plug-in hybrid version of the popular Prius is now available for priority registration.
The Toyota Motor Company recently announced that one million Prii (the plural of Prius) have been sold in the United States.
Toyota brings to the Geneva Motor Show the Prius+, a seven person MPV getting the automaker’s full hybrid treatment and expanding the brand’s green footprint.
Toyota says that after six weeks of online voting, Prii edged out Prius as the plural form of Prius, ending the question of what to call a pack of hybrids.
Toyota plans to unveil at the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March a hybrid concept of its Yaris as well as a seven passenger Prius vehicle.
Members of the Zipcar car-sharing network in Boston/Cambridge, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, will soon get to test drive the new Prius plug-in hybrid.
Toyota unveiled the Prius V, an extension of its popular hybrid, highlighting that it offers 50-percent more cargo space while getting 40 mpg.
Due out in 2012, the Prius Plug-in from Toyota will be able to go 13 miles in full electric mode, the company says, and up to speeds of around 60 MPH.
Toyota shows a Prius C concept car, with the real thing due in the next year or so. It’ll be the smallest Prius, and get the best mileage, the company says.
The big auto show in Detroit, on Jan. 10, will be the stage for Toyota to show its first line extension of the popular Prius, reportedly with an MVP hybrid.