A new era in sustainable mobility: Watch for motoring innovation on city
streets as the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid calls Ontario home for a year

Toyota Canada and Ontario partners join together to test real-world use of the newest automotive advanced technology

TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHV) hits Canadian roads and signals a new era in sustainable mobility for Canadians. As part of a nationwide Prius PHV test trial program, join Toyota Canada and provincial partners the Province of Ontario (Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Transportation), Ontario Power Generation, the City of Toronto and the AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence as they deliver the first Toyota Prius PHV to the province and 'plug-in' to a new sustainable mobility evolution.

Beginning this summer and continuing for the next 12 months, the Ontario partners will share their Prius PHV, which will be fitted with telematics equipment to record vehicle and hybrid system performance. This feedback will deliver critical technical and consumer acceptance feedback of the Prius PHV, unique to the Canadian market.

What: Prius Plug-In Hybrid delivery to Ontario test trial partners

Who: Toyota Canada and Ontario test trial partner representatives will be on hand and available for interviews:

  • Rick Jennings, Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy Supply, Transmission and Distribution Policy
  • Cara Clairman, Vice President of Sustainable Development, Ontario Power Generation
  • Joe Pantalone, Deputy Mayor, City of Toronto
  • Dr. Peter Frise, Scientific Director and CEO, AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence
  • Yoichi Tomihara, President Toyota Canada Inc.
When:    Tuesday, August 24 at 11:30am

Toyota Canada Inc. Head Office - South Trillium Room
1 Toyota Place
Scarborough, ON
M1H 1H9

SOURCE Toyota Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information:

Nicole Grant
Toyota Canada Inc.
Consultant, Public Relations
416-438-6320 x2725

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