|Click show for a short list of the current PHEV conversion and kit options for the Toyota Prius.|
- 2009.05.31 - Enginer announce their 2KWH kits are now available to consumers.
- purchase price is $1995 (plus a $95 “destination fee”) for a 2 KWh pack with a 3 hour charge time, 20 PHEV miles, and adding 75 pounds.
Initially, Chinese company Enginer is offering the PHEV upgrade in two models: the 2kWh/4kWh for the Prius and the 4kWh L12 for the Ford hybrid SUVs. This innovation is not expensive. The kit will pay for itself in 2-3 years.
So Enginer will sell 1000 units for $1,200 each, 100 units for $1,500, or a single unit for $1995 plus an undetermined installation charge or the option of self installation after receiving training.
Enginer patent pending conversion method is licensed free for individuals and very minimum loyalty fee ($10/per device) for commercial companies.