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Toyota PHV

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On July 25 2007, Toyota announced its Plug-in version of the Prius.

[edit] Highlights

  • Not yet available for sale, no date announced
  • Very small battery: PHEV-8 (i/o pf at least PHEV 15)
  • Same battery technology as the standard Prius - NiMH
  • Higher all-electric speed than Prius conversions: 62 mph (i/o 34 mph for EV Mode)
  • Estimate additional cost of car: $ 3 K to $ 10 K

[edit] Specs

Vehicle Length/Width/Height 4,445/1,725/1,490 mm
Vehicle Weight 1,360 kg
Vehicle Seating capacity 5 persons
All-electric cruising range 13 km (8 mile) = PHEV-8
All-electric Max. speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Engine Displacement 1,496cc
Engine Max. output 56 kW (75 hp) @ 5,000rpm
Engine Max. torque 110 Nm (81 lb-ft) @ 4,000 rpm
Motor Type AC synchronous
Motor Max. output 50 kW (67 hp) @ 1,200 - 1,540rpm
Motor Max. torque 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) @ 0-1,200 rpm
Battery Type NiMH
Battery Capacity 13 Ah (6.5 Ah x 2), 2.6 kWH
Battery Rated voltage 202V
Overall System Maximum Output 100 kW (134 hp)
Overall System Operating voltages 202 - 500V
Battery charging Power source Household electrical power, 100 or 200 Vac
Battery charging time 1 - 1.5 hrs (200V); 3 - 4 hrs (100V)
Battery Charger power ~ 600 W
Charging port Small door on right side of car
Charging power cable Custom, hardwired to wall

[edit] Deployment

  • 8 Vehicles on the road in Japan
  • 2 Vehicles at university campuses in California
  • Several Vehicles on road in UK, testing with partnership between Toyota and EDF energy.
  • Several Vehicles on road in France, testing with partnership between Toyota and EDF energy.

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