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2012 Toyota Prius v review: Prius gets 2 siblings as Toyota reproduces platform
For decades, auto manufacturers have been using "platform sharing" as a path to profitability — develop one basic vehicle, with an engine and transmission, and use it for a variety of vehicles: A sedan, a coupe, maybe a wagon or even a crossover SUV.
By Steven Cole Smith, Special to Tribune Newspapers
February 25, 2012