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Toyota Pulls Plug on Plug-in Prius Deposits

Despite Toyota's disapproval of the $500 deposit on future plug-in Prius, one dealer plans to continue accepting them.

Published: 03-Sep-2008

Remember that Palo Alto Toyota dealer we told you about last week who was taking $500 deposits for a plug-in hybrid that's not on the market yet?

Well, Toyota got wind of it and basically said: "Cut it out."

But that isn't stopping Toyota San Luis Obispo. Sales manager Matt Meyer said the dealership plans to keep taking deposits on plug-in hybrids as long as its customers are willing to plunk them down.

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