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. The aim for the vehicle was to reduce fuel consumption and emissions without sacrificing performance. Green cars Latest news Lexus Frankfurt Motor Show GS450h Hybrid Hybrid cars Lexus GS450h Lexus Hybrid

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US Hybrid Sales Down 45.5% in April

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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% new vehicle market share. Hybrid monthly new vehicle market share. Sales of the GS450h were down 59.8% Monthly US sales of hybrids. Click to enlarge. Reported sales of hybrids in the US reported by Toyota, Honda, Ford, GM and Nissan dropped 45.5%

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Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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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 per cent; while the GS450h Hybrid sold just 27 units - a drop of 63 per cent. After months of doom and gloom for the auto industry in the USA, there is finally a ray of hope courtesy of hybrid cars.

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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. per cent to 655 units; sales of the GS450h dropped 59.8 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