Honda's Insight is bad news for Toyota in the short term, PHEVs in the long term

According to a recent article in the New York Times, sales of Honda's Insight, a hybrid vehicle (HEV) released three weeks ago that Honda is selling for just under $20,000, topped those of Toyota's Prius. Honda is able to offer such an inexpensive hybrid because it uses a small (5.75 Ah) battery, wh...

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