Toyota's new plug-in hybrid aims for eco car dominance
The second-generation of Toyota's Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle can travel over 65 kilometers on a single charge from household electricity, double the distance of the previous generation, and could make PHVs the eco cars of choice.
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Frozen deliveries come to Thailand
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