11 Apr '11, 8pm

Toyota Marks 1 Millionth Prius Sold in US

I've been seeing a lot more Priuses on the road these days, have you? Toyota U.S.A. announced the sale of the 1 millionth Prius. Last month, they hit another benchmark: the sale of 3 million Priuses worldwide. That's nothing compared to the 28 million vehicles sold each year, but with fuel prices rising, that number is bound to rise rapidly. The Prius uses less than half the gas of typical cars - it gets an average mileage rating of 50 miles per gallon. And while the average car emits 430 grams of carbon per mile, the Prius emits 178 grams of carbon per mile. The Prius has become synonymous with the word "hybrid" and accounts for over 60% of all hybrid car sales this year. Toyota licenses the synergy hybrid drive system used in the Prius to other automakers. The Ford Fusion Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ deliver around 40 mpg because of the technology. 13 other auto brands now sel...

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