24 Nov '12, 9pm

Electric-Drive Vehicle Market Sees Expanding Competition: #evworld via @evworldeditor #Toyota #Prius #Ford #hybrid

This fuel economy fad looks like it might actually catch on. In the year in which global sales of Toyota hybrids surpassed 4 million, production of high-mileage alternative-fuel vehicles is accelerating. As the company that pioneered hybrid-powered cars, Toyota sells 18 hybrid passenger vehicles in 80 countries and regions around the world. Fifteen years after the Prius went on sale in Japan, hybrid vehicles account for 15 percent of Toyota's global sales. Prius, Toyota's first hybrid passenger car, went on sale in the United States in 2000.

Full article: http://evworld.com/news.cfm?newsid=29251

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