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Photos: CalCars' souped-up Prius

The California Cars Initiative wasn't content with the hybrid engine technology in the Toyota Prius, so it's gone a step further: The group is souping up the vehicles with additional batteries and the ability to plug into a wall socket to charge up.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...