Nissan Announces Pricing for 2010 Altima Hybrid, On Sale Monday

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The all new 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid will go on sale Monday with a base MSRP of $26,780. The vehicle will only be available in the same nine states that the outgoing model was offered in. The states include California, Connecticut, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Incorrect reports surfaced just days ago

US Hybrid Sales Down 45.5% in April

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Monthly US sales of hybrids. Reported sales of hybrids in the US reported by Toyota, Honda, Ford, GM and Nissan dropped 45.5% year-on-year in April to 21,735, despite full month sales for the new Honda Insight and the Ford Fusion and Milan hybrids. Total LDV sales in the US were down 34.4%. Year-to-date in 2009, hybrids are holding a 2.4% Hybrid monthly new vehicle market share. of Camry sales. of Highlander sales.

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September Auto Sales Plunge in Aftermath of Cash for Clunkers; SAAR at 9.2M units, LDV Sales Down 41% from August, Hybrid Sales Down 48%

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Reported hybrid sales by month. In the aftermath of the summer sales boom fueled by the US Cash for Clunkers program, September 2009 light duty vehicles sales dropped back to pre-incentive lows. With 745,997 cars and light duty trucks sold in September, according to Autodata, sales were down 22.7% The Seasonally Adjusted Sales Rate (SAAR) in September dropped back down to 9.22 Reported sales of hybrids in September dropped 4.1%

Reported US Sales of Hybrids Up 21% in November; New Vehicle Market Share of 2.7%

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Reported US sales of hybrids. Reported US sales of hybrids rose 21% year-on-year by volume in November 2009 to 20,003 units. Overall light-duty vehicle sales were essentially flat for the month, according to figures from Autodata, with 746,928 units sold in November 2009, compared to 746,789 units in November 2008. Reported hybrid sales thus represented a 2.7% For the first 11 months of 2009, hybrids have held a 2.8% of all GS sales.

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Reported US Hybrid Sales Up 42% in December, Down 7.5% for CY 2009; New Vehicle Market Share of 2.8% for CY 2009

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Top: Reported sales of US hybrids in 2009 resulted in a 2.8% Bottom left: relative new vehicle share of hybrid and non-hybrid vehicles. Bottom right: Unit sales of hybrid and non-hybrid vehicles. Reported sales of hybrids in the US rose 42% in December 2009 year-on-year to 25,167 units; sales for the year decreased 7.5% Overall, light duty vehicle sales rose 15.1% Monthly reported hybrid sales.

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US LDV Sales Down 34.4% in April; Hybrid Sales Down 45.5%

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Reported US sales of light-duty vehicles in April dropped 34.4% Sales of passenger cars dropped 34.2% to 432,939 units, while sales of light trucks dropped 34.5% Combined reported US hybrid sales (from Toyota, Honda, Ford, GM and Nissan) in April totalled 21,735 units, a 45.5% Reported hybrid new vehicle share in April 2008 was 3.2%—the Year-on-year percentage change in car and light trucks sales for April 2009 for the top six OEMs.

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US LDV Sales Down 33.7% in May; SAAR Up to 9.91M; Reported Hybrid Sales Down 28.5%; Hybrid New Vehicle Share of 2.8%

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Total sales of light-duty vehicles in the US decreased 33.7% Sales of passenger cars declined 38.6% to 488,045 units; sales of light trucks declined 27.2% The car:truck ratio for new vehicle sales for the month was 52.7:47.3. OEM-reported sales of hybrids in the month dropped 28.5% to 25,693 units; hybrids thus held a 2.8% share of new vehicle sales, the best monthly result so far this year. Reported US sales of hybrids.

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Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids. Buoyed by the US government’s CARS (“Cash for Clunkers”) program, US auto sales slowed their decline in the US in July, dropping on 12.1% Passenger car sales dropped 10.6% to 554, 527 units, while light truck sales dropped 14.1% Hybrids had an especially good month, with reported sales jumping 31.8% Hybrid gains were largely due to an increase in Prius sales (up 29.7% Monthly sales of hybrids.

Reported Sales of US Hybrids Up 48.6% in August; 3.07% Market Share

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Market share of reported hybrid sales in the US. Buoyed by the extension of the US Cash for Clunkers (CARS) program, as well as the availability of more hybrid models on the market, reported sales of hybrids in the US jumped 48.6% Overall sales of light duty vehicles in the US rose 1% to 1,261,977 units in August, according to figures from Autodata. Reported hybrid sales represented 3.07% of new vehicle sales in August.

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US Hybrid Sales in March 2009 Down 44% Year-on-Year; Monthly New Vehicle Market Share of 2.5%

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Reported US sales of hybrids. US sales of hybrids in March 2009 as reported by the automakers dropped 44% by volume year-on-year to 21,433 units; that performance was worse than the total light duty vehicle market, which posted a 36.8% drop by volume for the month compared to March 2008, based on total sales figures from Autodata ( earlier post ). US hybrids monthly new vehicle market share. Sales of the Toyota Prius were off 56.8% of all RX sales.

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Reported US Hybrid Sales Up 5.2% Year on Year in June; 3% New Vehicle Market Share for the Month

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Hybrid new vehicle market share by month. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased 5.2% For the first half of 2009, hybrids held a 2.6% Hybrids significantly outperformed the total light-duty vehicle market, which dropped 27.7% Reported US hybrid sales by month. Toyota posted sales of 16,744 hybrid vehicles in June, down 5.8% Camry Hybrid sales were down 31.5% The Civic Hybrid posted 1,583 units, down 41.6%

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US Hybrid Sales in February Drop 29%; Lower Decline Than General LDV Market

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Reported sales of hybrids. Reported sales of light-duty hybrids in the US dropped 29% by volume in February year-on-year to 16,020 units. The decline in hybrids was less than the 41% decline in the overall light-duty vehicle market for the month. New hybrid sales represented 2.3% In February 2008, hybrids held 1.9% of the new vehicle sales for the month. Camry Hybrid sold 2,080 units, down 49.5% of combined model sales.

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US hybrid sales slump in September

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What would happen when the cash for clunkers sales boom came to an end has been a question many automotive executives in the USA dared not think about. September 2009 light duty vehicle sales dropped back to pre-incentive lows with 745,997 cars and light duty trucks sold during the month according to Autodata. This meant that sales were down 22.7 Hybrid sales were not immune from the troubles either. Reported sales dropped 4.1

Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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After months of doom and gloom for the auto industry in the USA, there is finally a ray of hope courtesy of hybrid cars. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased by 5.2 This meant that a total of 26,205 hybrid units were sold - some three per cent of all new vehicles, the highest monthly new vehicle share since April 2008. Indeed sales of hybrids have significantly out-performed the total light duty vehicle market, which dropped by 27.7

Reported US Sales of Hybrids Drop 31.2% in January; 2.3% New Vehicle Market Share

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Monthly reported sales of hybrids in the US. Reported sales of hybrids in the US in January dropped 32.2% Total light duty vehicle sales in the US dropped 37.1% Year-on-year sales of passenger cars dropped 36.3% to 315,863 units in January, while sales of light trucks dropped 37.8% Hybrids took a 2.34% share of the new vehicle market for the month. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids in the US. Total Camry sales were down 34.2%

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Huge rise in hybrid sales during October

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Hybrid sales in the USA enjoyed a significant leap during October, increasing by volume to 24,475 units – an increase of 11.4 However, with overall light duty vehicle sales remaining essentially flat over the month, there are clear signs that hybrid cars are developing into a more mainstream alternative. Here is how each of the major manufacturers faired: Ford: The company sold a total of 2,282 hybrid units during the month – an increase of 14.3

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A closer look at US auto sales in July

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Today we take a closer look at how each manufacturer has faired as US auto sales slowed their decline throughout the month of July. In all, passenger car sales dropped 10.6 per cent to 566,527 with hybrids having a particularly good month. Reported sales jumped 31.8 per cent new vehicles sales market share for the month, the highest monthly share to date. Honda: The Japanese manufacturer posted total July vehicle sales of 114,690 - that’s a decline of 17.3

Hybrid sales continue downward trend

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Green cars continue to be as badly hit as any during the on-going recession as sales of hybrid cars showed another dramatic year-on-year slump in April. Combined reported US hybrid sales from Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan and Toyota fell by 45.5 per cent share last year, which was hybrid cars’ highest monthly share to date. Ford - Along with its Lincoln and Mercury brands, Ford sales totalled 129,898, representing a 28.8

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US LDV Sales Fall 37.1% in January; January SAAR Below 10 Million

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Sales of light-duty vehicles (LDV) in the US continued their descent in January, dropping 37.1% Actual sales in 2008 were 13.2 Year-on-year sales of passenger cars dropped 36.3% to 315,863 units in January, while sales of light trucks dropped 37.8% All percentages here are by volume, not by adjusted day sales rate. Driven by an 80% reduction in fleet sales, GM dealers in the United States delivered 128,198 light-duty vehicles in January, down 48.9%

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More information on hybrid sales slump

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Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Today we have more information with a breakdown of those sales. Overall, reported sales of hybrids dropped 45.5 per cent year-on-year to 21,735 even though it incorporated a full month’s sales for new vehicles such as the Honda Insight, as well as the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Hybrids. Meanwhile, the Ford Escape and Mariner hybrids saw sales drop by 40.5

US vehicle sales show significant decrease

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The end of the slump in the automotive sector appears far from over as total sales of light duty vehicles in the USA during May 2009 were revealed to have decreased by 33.7 Sales of passenger cars fell by 38.6 per cent to 488,045 units; while sales of light trucks fell by 27.2 Hybrids were not immune from the slump either as sales dropped by 28.5 Secondly, hybrids held a 2.8 per cent share of new vehicle sales - the best monthly result so far this year.

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Hybrid sales leap in the US

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The cash for clunkers campaign has given a massive boost to hybrid sales in the US, with a reported leap by 48.6 Overall sales of light duty vehicles in the US increased by one per cent to 1,261,997 units according to figures from Autodata, with reported hybrid sales representing 3.07 per cent of new vehicle sales. Compared to July 2009 results, hybrid sales increased by 9.2 per cent while sales of all light duty vehicles rose by 26.5

Chevrolet Cruze Eco achieves EPA-rated 42 mpg on highway

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The non-hybrid 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco delivers an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway (manual transmission models), with city fuel economy of 28 mpg. Cruze Eco’s highway fuel economy beats non-hybrid segment competitors—including 23% greater highway fuel economy than the Honda Civic—as well as the Ford Fiesta subcompact and hybrid models, including the Ford Fusion Hybrid, Nissan Altima Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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Who is winning the green car race? The Green Piece

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Toyota: When the Toyota Prius originally went on sale in 1997, it was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car, meaning the Japanese automaker effectively stole a march on its rivals. It has pushed several hybrid cars in the USA including the Camry Hybrid and Highlander Hybrid, and a number of luxury hybrid vehicles through its Lexus brand. When sales of the Civic Hybrid started to flag, Honda introduced the Insight Hybrid earlier this year.

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