Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid to Debut at Frankfurt
Toyota’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle electric vehicle, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid will be available for sale starting after its world debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Prius Plug-in Hybrid represents the latest development of the company’s modular Hybrid Synergy Drive platform.
The Pirus Plug-in Hybrid will be the Toyota’s next major milestone in its 40 year quest for sustainable mobility and the ultimate eco car. The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid features a newly designed and more compact lithium-ion battery, developed to meet Toyota’s rigorous standards for reliability. The extended EV cruising range enables the vehicle achieve remarkable fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.
The company expects that the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid will set a new benchmark in environmentally friendly mobility. The vehicle addresses the specific needs of urban-based customers with a significantly extended EV driving range for shorter journeys.
New Pirus Plug-in will feature an efficient hybrid powertrain’s petrol engine that awards the vehicle true long range capability.