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2019 Crosstrek plug-in hybrid scheduled for late 2018

Subaru is set to launch its second iteration of a Crosstrek hybrid. The model, set to hit dealers in late 2018, will utilize a version of Toyota’s plug-in hybrid system. This PHEV system has been deployed previously in Toyota’s Prius Prime. However, when implemented in the 2019 Crosstrek PHEV, the technology will not be in combination with the Prius Prime’s…

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Toyota Slashes Price of Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Toyota is bringing back the Prius Prime. The plug-in hybrid will return to the U.S. market this year with a lower price in hopes of better competing with the Chevrolet Volt, Bloomberg reports. Toyota slashed the starting price ($27,100) by $3,000 to undercut the Chevrolet Volt ($33,170). The Prius Prime can travel 25 miles in all-electric mode, about half the 53-mile capability for…

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