Hybrid Sales

September 2018 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

Overall plug-in hybrid sales increased for the month of September 2018, with 44, 589 PHEVs sold. The Toyota Prius Prime continued its dominance in the plug-in category, selling 2213 vehicles, an increase off of the previous month. The Honda Clarity PHEV was a close second, selling 2028 vehicles for the time period. For all electric vehicles, Tesla concluded its high-selling…

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Toyota continues to grow hybrid market share in Europe

Toyota Motor Europe’s first quarter results showed a not-unexpected climb in hybrid sales. The automaker has reported that 45% of its total sales on the continent were for hybrid vehicles, and in Western Europe, the rate climbs to 55%. In other words, for Europe, hybrid vehicles are quickly becoming the norm. For Toyota’s Lexus division, hybrids represent an even greater…

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June 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid Cars has released its monthly sales numbers for hybrid and electrified vehicles for June 2018. Overall sales decreased from May, but increased over this month last year. Tesla, Toyota and Ford had particularly good months, with Honda’s new models also performing well. Tesla’s increased production numbers in the month of June contributed to its high sales total for the…

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May 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid Cars published its monthly round-up of hybrid sales. May 2018 showed sales up year on year and from last month. Plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles pushed the growth in sales. Full hybrids, however, saw a continued decrease as the Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion sold fewer models. There were 31,918 hybrid cars sold in May, with the Toyota…

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April 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid Cars published its April 2018 Hybrid Sales report, with the month coming in lower than the previous year. As is becoming a trend, PHEVs and all-electric models did well year-on-year, while full hybrid sales decreased against the metric. There were 25,019 hybrid cars sold in April, an 18% decrease from 2017 and a 12.8% decrease from March. Toyota again…

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Global hybrid sales increased in 2017

Leading the pack for automakers, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai / Kia and other Japanese and South Korean OEMs sold over two million hybrid and plug-in cars in 2017. Toyota, as is the trend, sold the most hybrid vehicles for the year, contributing to the industry’s fourteen percent growth over 2016. As Ward’s Auto points out, Toyota “dwarfs all other brands including…

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March 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid Cars has released its March 2018 monthly sales report, with March sales increasing off of February’s numbers, and coming in stronger than March of last year. PHEVs and EVs contributed to the year on year increase in sales, while hybrid sales fell off of last year. There were 28,518 hybrids sold in March, a 10.7% decline off of last…

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February 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybridcars.com has released its February 2018 hybrid sales report, offering a slightly subdued update for hybrids but a positive report for EVs and PHEVs. There were 8,344 BEVs sold in the U.S. in February. Sales of EVs increased year on year, with the Tesla Model 3 and Model X receiving a modest boost. The Chevrolet Bolt also saw an increase…

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January 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybridcars.com reports that January 2018 saw increased sales from the same month last year. However, as can be expected, total sales were down off of December. There were 22,017 hybrids sold domestically in January. Toyota again is a category leader, with three of the five top-selling hybrid models. There were 6,085 battery electric vehicles sold in January. The Tesla Model…

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Hybrids lead the alternative-trend in Europe

As the EU works toward a greener continent, hybrids are proving the model of choice for consumers: 2017 saw the highest number of hybrids purchased to date in Europe. Total demand for hybrids increased 52% in 2017, reaching almost half a million cars sold in the region, according to data from Bloomberg. Though hybrids hold only a small portion of…

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