Toyota Passes 5 Million Mark in Prius Sales

2004 Toyota Prius

The Detroit News - April 18, 2013

Toyota’s global sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles have surpassed five million in a milestone for a technology that was initially greeted with skepticism. Toyota’s hybrid vehicles now account for 14% of its global sales and 40% of its sales in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp. sells 19 hybrid passenger car models and one plug-in hybrid, and is promising 18 new hybrids.