Toyota Prius Plug-in Breaks 6,000 Units Sold In Six Months

The Chevy Volt has garnered a lion’s share of the attention when it comes to plug-in hybrids, both positive and negative. Meanwhile, Toyota has quietly released their own Prius Plug-in to the masses.

This week the Japanese automaker announced that in the first six months the Prius Plug-in had sold over 6,000 units. But they did it in a kind of weird way.

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Hyundai i30 Plug-in Hybrid – Aiming for the Prius

The Korean auto maker Hyundai is working on its next hybrid, and this time it’s aiming to displace the popular Toyota Prius. The new hybrid will be a plug-in model based on the i30, with its formal introduction scheduled for the end of 2012, and product launch scheduled for 2013.

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