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TOYOTA UNVEILS HOT NEW HYBRID PICKUP TRUCK

THE FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLE FEATURES 4-FOOT BED, NAVIGATION UNIT AND WI-FI

toyotahybridpickup.jpgToyota Motor Corp. plans to introduce a concept hybrid pickup truck featuring improved fuel economy and lower emissions at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the automaker said Friday.

The A-BAT concept vehicle is equipped with Hybrid Synergy Drive, Toyota’s third-generation gas-electric hybrid powertrain technology, according to the company. Its trapezoidal profile was borrowed from the Prius, another hybrid Toyota vehicle.

The four-passenger pickup features a 4-foot bed, while a translucent roof panel slides open to allow for tall cargo inside the cab. The bed can be extended by 2 feet by folding down the pass through midgate into the cab and by another 2 feet by opening the tailgate

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Source: The Associated Press/ MSNBC

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