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Old 11-23-2011, 04:33 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by rmay635703 View Post
I guess its my EV that has to run during the winter, I plan on moving back to about 1.5 miles from work, during the freezing time of year sloshing through snow I think a prius might make it there and back on electricity if I could prevent the engine from starting, ah well.
Yeah, the Prius might make part of the trip but it would eventually start the engine to recharge or warm up. Below a certain temperature the vehicle will start no matter what. Like Daox stated, you could buy a plugin kit but they are still expensive or require a lot of tweaking.
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