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Is this Toyota FT-Bh Concept the face of tomorrow’s Prius C?

Tflcar.com -- Is this Toyota FT-Bh Concept the face of tomorrow’s Prius C? Not exactly, but you can bet you’ll see lots of its design into the next generation of Toyota’s Prius fleet. As cool as the idea is for compressed natural gas (CNG) to replace dirty gasoline engines, I don’t think it will make its way into showrooms anytime soon. Not to say that it won’t happen, the carbon footprint of CNG is one of the lowest of any burnable fuel, it’s clean and green to say the least.

Toyota claims that the Toyota FT-Bh Concept (which is a plug-in hybrid) can get up to 134.5 mpg. That’s mighty good considering how low its carbon footprint is.


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Submitted Oct 22, 2012 By: skb69sa
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honda0105
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it's time that we think outside the box more often.
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Wake me up when one actually exists!
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 11:07:32 PM

Old article.
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Don't want one.
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maybe tomorrow it will snow on my knees...
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:59:00 PM

Ok
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Ok
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:58:04 PM

perhaps
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:53:04 PM

Okay
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k
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who cares. buy american
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:49:10 PM

doubt it
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:47:59 PM

@drz614 said, "cng would explode if obama was not re-elected"

Uhhh, best not use the word "explode" in the same sentence as CNG.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:47:00 PM

Don't know about this
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one word "yuk"
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:45:46 PM

Once again, @libertyut, what are you talking about?
Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:44:56 PM

Everybody relax about how ugly it looks. It's just a concept car for now. The production model will look much more conventional.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:39:48 PM

hmmmm
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doubt it..
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Don't know why the front end is so angry; "pissed off guppy" is the description.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:32:17 PM

Interesting article...
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:29:36 PM

WE SHALL SEE!
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:26:25 PM

Looks nice. Much better than the ugly roller skate called the Nano.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:19:41 PM

We need to use more cng
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:19:23 PM

the front end is bull dog ugly
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:18:57 PM

If it works then ok but doubtful
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:17:57 PM

I love the idea of CNG engines for Trucks and maybe for family autos.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:13:26 PM

ok
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More cars to recall.
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We need a new word for ugly...
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:09:33 PM

It Toyota says they can do it, it will probably happen.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:06:14 PM

Not unless you want to be controled as to where you can drive.
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Who can trust these guys
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So many different tecchnologies out there it's hard to keep up
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:02:57 PM

My Pruis looks better every day, when I get 63+mpg.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:02:35 PM

looks good.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:00:36 PM

I would buy one today. But then I live in an area where CNG is easily available.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:59:15 PM

not for me
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Er no, try again
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:55:29 PM

Just like the Prius models before it; this car lacks style (I consider it to be ugly).
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:52:52 PM

Okay.
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Whatever
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sharp
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interresting
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Its too ugly to ever sell well.
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competition, that what we need
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Safety on a highway appears as though it may be an issue.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:32:51 PM

cool concept car and bring on cng vehicles and say goodbye to arab oil.

[Edited by: splitrman at 10/22/2012 10:33:17 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:30:23 PM

great
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2012 9:29:37 PM

They need to do a lot better testing to the product and parts.
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