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Mass. to retrofit hybrid vehicle fleet to plug in

40 modifications planned after 1 Prius racks up the miles

Phil Giudice, commissioner of Energy Resources, plugs in a Prius. Phil Giudice, commissioner of Energy Resources, plugs in a Prius. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / December 6, 2008

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Pop the hood on the state's new plug-in hybrid and there is a regular Toyota Prius engine and a few dead leaves. But go for the spare tire in the trunk and you'll get a look at the battery and bumper electrical outlet that make this car special. (Full article: 475 words)

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