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Posted by Michelle Steiner on January 6, 2010, 12:11 am

I have yet to see a Volt travel on rails or under water.

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Posted by Al Falfa on January 5, 2010, 9:49 pm

Well, except when you have a tailwind.  :-)

Posted by SMS on January 5, 2010, 5:02 pm

Elmo P. Shagnasty wrote:

Well you can get after-market modifications to the Prius that allow it
to operate as a plug-in hybrid. The Volt will drive the wheels only from
electric motors. The HSD on Toyotas is much more complex and the
gasoline engine can (and usually does) drive the wheels directly).

Posted by Mike Hunter on January 5, 2010, 6:13 pm

That is WHY one is a modern pure electric and the other a hybrid, using
outdated technology

Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on January 5, 2010, 6:40 pm

I could push my Prius off a cliff, too, but that doesn't make it an

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