Tag Archives: Hybrid Sales

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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Toyota now sells almost 1.5 million hybrids per year

GreenCarReports.com says that Toyota is selling almost 1.5 million hybrids a year, despite declining U.S.  of the Prius. Hybrids consistently account for more than 1 million of the 10 million cars it sells worldwide. Toyota reported a 17% increase in hybrid sales in the first six months of 2016. Read more.

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Hybrid sales up globally

Despite increased competition from plug-ins and electric cars that has hampered the U.S. sale of hybrids, the global market for hybrids is on the rise. Using global sales figures from Toyota, the worldwide leader in hybrids, HybridCars.com says Toyota reported a 17% increase in global hybrid sales during the first six months of 2016. The overseas market is up 26%. Read more.

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August 2014 Hybrid Car Sales Report

August was a stellar month for U.S. car sales, according to statistics released by hybrid cars.com. Total car sales increased 10.5%, hybrid sales were up 8.4%, and more electric vehicles were sold in August than ever before. While consumers purchased  48,208 hybrid vehicles in August, hybrid sales are down 8.7% over 2013 figures. Part of that loss is the result of…

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July 2014 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid vehicle sales remain steady. U.S. drivers purchased 44,488 hybrids in July, a 13% increase over June. For the year, hybrid sales are slightly down compared to last year. The sale of plug-in hybrids (up 60% over last year) and battery electric vehicles (up 19% over last year) continues to grow. Toyota continues to dominate the hybrid market. It manufactures…

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May 2014 Hybrid Car Sales Report

It was a banner month for auto sales, which helped push hybrid vehicles to the second best sales month in history. More than 1.6 million vehicles were purchased in the U.S. in May, the most in a decade. Hybrid sales were up 32% over April with 52,227 vehicles sold. Toyota continues to lead the way with four of the top…

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November 2013 Hybrid Car Sales Report

There were 36,085 hybrid cars sold in the U.S. in November 2013. That’s a 7.5% increase over October 2013 and a 3% increase over last November. For the year, hybrid sales are up nearly 18% compared to 2012. Toyota continues to lead the way with four of the top 5 most popular hybrids. It continues to dominate the hybrid market, accounting…

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