Taking a test drive in a PHV

9 April 2009

Representatives of Toyota brought the prototype Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) to the IEA. IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka, Deputy Executive Director Richard Jones and several IEA staff members took the car for a test drive through the streets of Paris.

Experts from Toyota also were available to explain the technology of the plug-in hybrid car and its sustainable mobility compared with other electric vehicles and fuel-cell cars.