Worldwide Toyota Prius sales crack 2-million mark,10-year anniversary…

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Worldwide Toyota Prius crack 2-million mark,10-year celebration planned

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The Toyota launched in Japan in 1997 and in Europe, North America and markets in 2000, is without a the best-selling hybrid vehicle produced. With a market spans more than 70 and regions, the Toyota Motor economical hybrid is the most distributed gas-electric in this (and just about other one, too).

Selling at a rate of about annual units worldwide, the sits head-and-shoulders above any of its competitors. All these sales you get to reach milestones now and again. month, the Prius reached one. shattering the two-million mark worldwide. By the end of September, of the Prius stood at 2,012,000 and You can hold back the applause for as the Prius’ record-setting run is far from Oh, yeah, a congratulatory pat on the back is as we also celebrate ten years of sales in the U.S. which place, appropriately enough, on Hit the jump for more on the Prius’ totals and plans for its ten-year celebration.

[Source: Toyota]


Worldwide ‘Prius’ Sales Top Mark

Toyota City, October 7, 2010-Toyota Motor (TMC) announces that cumulative sales of the Toyota world’s first mass-produced hybrid vehicle-have passed the mark, with approximately units sold as of the end of September1. Prius sales are robust in than 70 countries and regions, in Japan and North America.

The Prius was launched in Japan in and began selling in Europe, America and other markets in The second generation was released in and the third generation in 2009.

The Prius employs the Toyota System II (THS II) with a speed reduction device. than 90% of the THS II was redesigned for the third which boasts a world-leading2 efficiency of 38.0 km/L3 and performance on a par with that by a vehicle with a 2.4-liter engine. Reflecting its name from to go before in Latin, the with four selectable modes and available advanced such as a solar powered system, represents a pioneering, step forward.

Based on sales figures up to September 30, 2010, TMC believes the Prius worldwide has contributed to a in CO2 emissions4 by producing approximately 11 tons5 less CO2 when with gasoline-powered vehicles in the class and of similar size and performance.

As part of its high-priority environment-management Toyota has made a concerted to promote and popularize hybrid chiefly through the Prius.

aims to put this flexible to best use, aiming to sell at least 1 million vehicles as early as possible in the

Toyota Prius Sales on TMC data)

(Unit = 1,000

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