Lexus introduces all-new hybrid in Frankfurt

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Chalk up another new vehicle for the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, with Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus, unveiling its all-new 2013 GS450h Hybrid. As such, it features the Lexus Hybrid Drive system with an Atkinson cycle 3.5litre V6 engine that is [.]. Green cars Latest news Lexus Frankfurt Motor Show GS450h Hybrid Hybrid cars Lexus GS450h Lexus Hybrid

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Lexus reveals fuel economy ratings of new hybrid car

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It has been eagerly anticipated ever since it was unveiled back at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show – and now the new Lexus GS450h (pictured) is ready to hit the road after its official fuel economy ratings were revealed. The new generation hybrid version of the GS350 offers an official combined fuel economy rating of [.]. Green cars Latest news Lexus green cars hybrid cars Lexus GS450h

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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. The reported sales represented a 2.65% hybrid new vehicle market share (based on Autodata’s total LDV sales figure)—the highest monthly new vehicle share for hybrids so far this year, but below the 3.2%

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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

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Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. 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 Meanwhile, the Honda Civic Hybrid sold 3,361 units, down 22.3