Eco-hero Toyota Prius now powers home appliances

by Gareth Mankoo

From all the hybrid vehicles that rove around the world we must acknowledge the effectiveness and caliber of the Toyota Prius. The car, in its hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) version, is now compatible with a new feature that enables one to power up appliances like electric cookers. With a wattage of 1500 W and voltage of 100V, the vehicle finds its unique use in emergencies. There are power outlets on the car that can be connected to, via an attached connector. It can power up appliances without starting the car.

This new feature is available as an option for prices starting from $789. The regular Prius already has the feature on while the PHEV will receive it on November 1st.


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