At the Tokyo Motor Show this autumn, Toyota unveiled what could be the next addition to its future hybrid lineup — the HV-M4 van. The prototype 6-seater, which meets Japanese Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV) standards for fiscal 2000, employs a different hybrid concept than the combination series/parallel system adopted by the Prius. Like the Prius, it is considerably more fuel efficient than other vehicles in its class. Toyota estimates it gets twice the fuel economy of a comparable ...

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