06 Apr '11, 5pm

Toyota Reaches 1,000,000 Prius Hybrid Sales in U.S. - #green #cars

Toyota Reaches 1,000,000 Prius Hybrid Sales in U.S. - #green #cars

"Since the Prius went on sale eleven years ago not a year has gone by when it hasn't been the number one selling hybrid vehicle in the U.S," said Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager. "Prius has become synonymous with the word hybrid and as we see fuel prices starting to rise again, it has accounted for more than 60 percent of hybrid passenger car sales so far this year. Prius paved the way for hybrids and while it is still the hybrid leader in sales and fuel economy, I'm proud to say that since its introduction, 13 other auto brands have seen the benefits of hybrid technology and joined the hybrid market." (

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/toyota-reaches-1-...

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