LA JOLLA, CA – Thanks to a new, lighter lithium-ion battery, Toyota estimates its upcoming Prius plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle will achieve 50 mpg (4.7 L/100 km) in combined driving and garner a 95 MPGe rating. The prototype PHEV was pegged at 49 mpg (4.8 L/100 km), with an estimated 87 MPGe. MPGe is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s approved mile-per-gallon equivalent for electric cars. The Chevrolet Volt extended-range EV has a 94 MPGe rating and the Nissan ...

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