It has been a rough winter for most of the country as snow and ice storms have been leaving millions of people stuck in the house and sometimes in the dark! Luckily, we haven’t had it too bad here in Central Florida; however, we’re no stranger to power outages due to severe weather such as hurricanes. What if your new Toyota hybrid near Leesburg could help?
Toyota is thinking outside the box to come up with a way for your new Toyota hybrid to provide you with back-up power during an emergency! All of our new Toyota hybrids near Leesburg have one thing in common – they all depend on batteries. The Toyota engineers are trying to come up with a way to put these batteries to use during times of need!
Toyota Prius powers house after ice storm!
This whole concept of powering your house with your new Toyota hybrid may sound a little far-fetched; however, it’s already been done! One man used his Toyota Prius to power his home for nine hours after an ice storm in Canada left thousands without electricity! This former engineer made use of the battery in his Toyota Prius to heat his house during freezing temperatures. He then switched back an fourth from his furnace to the light and even the TV!
Imagine using your Toyota Prius near Leesburg to do the same! Although this man has already done it, we don’t suggest trying this on your own. However, it proved it can be done with the right engineering.
Along the same lines, Toyota dealerships in Japan have been using old hybrid battery packs to store and provide power since 2013! Now, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama, which is known for its efforts in sustainability, is trying to find out how they could also take advantage of these used hybrid batteries to power their operations!
Start utilizing the power of our new Toyota hybrids near Leesburg today!
Although our new Toyota near Leesburg aren’t ready to power your house just yet, they’ll provide you with plenty of power while on the road! These new Toyota have already changed the game in the auto industry by providing drivers with an eco-friendly way to get around! With the unbelievable fuel efficiency they continue to offer, it’s no wonder our hybrid vehicles are so popular! If you want to drive one for yourself, we have some great options to choose from, including:
- The Toyota Prius family, which includes the Toyota Prius, Prius c, Prius v and Prius Plug-in
- The Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which is a fuel efficient alternative when you want a large SUV
- The Toyota Camry Hybrid, which is a eco-friendly spin the popular Toyota Camry near Leesburg
- The Toyota Avalon Hybrid, which is a luxurious hybrid option
No matter which hybrid model you choose, you can find it at either of our locations! Call Toyota of Clermont at (888) 590-6090 for more information or drop by at 16851State Road 50. You can also call Toyota of Orlando at (888) 725-3520 or visit 3575 Vineland Rd. to take a look at our entire inventory!