28 Sep '16, 10am

Record breaking hybrid sales for Toyota

28.9.2016 Record breaking hybrid sales for Toyota Hybrids make up 31 per cent of Toyota sales in Europe Toyota has announced that almost a third of its 2016 European sales have been hybrid models, with the hybrid sales almost doubling when compared to the same time last year. A significant reason for this dramatic increase - up 45 per cent for January-August compared to Jan-Aug 2015 - is the arrival of the new Prius , which more than doubled with 12,000 sales. However, hybrid variants are also the best selling powertrains for the Auris and RAV4 models, and make up 40 per cent of Yaris registrations in Europe, so the success of hybrid - 31 per cent up compared to 2015 - is not purely down to the new Prius. Looking more closely at the figures, Western Europe sees a greater interest in hybrid technology than the continent as a whole, with hybrids accounting for 41 per cent of...

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