Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. But the sales arc of what has grown to be a family of Prius. sales Fuel Economy New car sales Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prius LiftbackLaunched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars.

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For six months, one in five Prius sales has been a plug-in hybrid

Green Car Reports

A funny thing happened to Toyota Prius hybrid sales last month. Almost one in three Prius hybrids sold in the U.S. were the Prius Prime model—the one with a plug. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why In the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Prius PrimeToyota may be the large automaker least friendly to cars that plug in, so what's that all about?

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Worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 9 million units; Prius family accounts for 63%

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the cumulative figures for global sales of its hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of 30 April. The Prius family still accounts for the majority of sales: 5.691 million units, or 63% of the total global cumulative number.

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2019 Toyota Prius will be restyled to look more like Prime: report

Green Car Reports

Global sales of compact hatchbacks are hardly surging, and fuel economy for all types of vehicles is steadily improving. Even given those factors, though, the fourth-generation Toyota Prius hybrid has had an especially rough road since its launch as a 2016 model. Prius sales were almost. Styling Prius PrimeAt just 108,661 deliveries across four different models, U.S.

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Plug-in electric car sales for March: Prius Prime romps, monthly data an endangered species? (update)

Green Car Reports

The monthly report on sales of plug-in electric cars may well have come to a close this month. General Motors, makers of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt, said it will only release sales figures quarterly starting after its Tuesday release of deliveries for the month of March. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Plug-in electric car sales for June: Volt passes Prius Prime, Bolt EV rises again

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In May, the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid was the highest-selling car with a plug in the U.S. Last month, however, the Chevrolet Volt recaptured its usual spot at the top of the plug-in sales charts for those manufacturers who report monthly sales. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV for only the second time ever.

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Prius Prime PHEV pricing to start at $27,100; on sale later this year

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The Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, unveiled at the 2016 New York International Auto Show in March ( earlier post ), features a larger 8.8 In hybrid mode, the Prius Prime exceeds all competitors’ fuel economy ratings with EPA-estimated 55 city/53 highway/54 combined MPG. Prius Prime Plus.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

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Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Plug-in electric car sales for Oct: steady before Bolt EV, Prius Prime arrival

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued at roughly the same pace as in previous months, at least among vehicles for which sales were reported. The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid continued a strong if not spectacular year, with 2,191 sales in October for a 10-month total of 18,517. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Toyota Prius Range Gets Bigger Discounts In CA, Prius C Especially

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California car buyers love the Toyota Prius hybrid, and that emotion may grow slightly stronger this month. That''s because Toyota is offering deep discounts on the entire Prius "family" of models, which includes the original Prius Liftback, the Prius C subcompact, Prius V tall wagon, and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid. RELATED: Toyota Prius Loses. California Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid discounts incentives lease price rebates sales

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Toyota sold 1.52 million electrified vehicles in 2017, three years ahead of 2020 target; cumulative sales >11.47M

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Additionally, cumulative sales of electrified vehicles now exceed 11.47 million, which represents a reduction of more than 90 million tons of CO 2 compared to sales of equivalent conventional vehicles. Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota electrified passenger vehicles.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Feb: Volt outsells Prius Prime, Bolt EV, Leaf

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Once again, it's the first day of the month following a weekday sales close, when the auto industry turns its eyes to the sales charts emerging from all automakers (except Tesla). sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV For plug-in electric cars, the question this month remains the same as last month: how many Chevrolet Bolt EVs did GM deliver? As distribution of the first affordable.

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Worldwide sales of Toyota Corp. hybrids top 7 million; Prius family accounts for 67.8%

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TMC cumulative hybrid sales by year. The blue bar represents the running cumulative total, the green bar the hybrid sales for each year. The Prius family with all its variants accounts for 67.8% Cumulative sales of all TMC hybrid models. *2 Distribution of hybrid sales.

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Is Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV hurting Prius V wagon sales?

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all-wheel drive Escape Hybrid Prius V RAV4 HybridThe 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the sole mass-market crossover SUV that offers a hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive. That was a market pioneered by the Ford Escape Hybrid, in 2004, and one that Ford walked away from for 2013. It turns out that there seems to be a market for compact crossovers with both AWD and high fuel economy. DON'T MISS: 2016.

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Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon ends U.S. run; RAV4 Hybrid took its sales

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After six model years, the 2017 Toyota Prius V will soon leave the stage, and there will be no 2018 version. The reason is simple: Its sales have fallen considerably since the 2016 launch of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact Toyota has confirmed to Green Car Reports that it is ending production of the hybrid wagon for the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Worldwide sales of Toyota Motor hybrids top 4M units; Prius family accounts for almost 72%

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Cumulative worldwide sales of TMC hybrids. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that global cumulative sales of its hybrid vehicles—passenger car and commercial—topped the 4-million unit mark as of 30 April. Of these, the original Prius (liftback) accounts for 65.8%

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Toyota Prius+ now on sale

Green Cars News

Toyota has begun deliveries for its new Prius+ today. The seven-seater incarnation of the standard-setting hybrid is longer, taller and wider than a typical T3 Prius but still manages to offer competitive fuel consumption while preserving the eco-credentials the Prius has become famed for. Toyota Prius+ Toyota Prius

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Will Toyota Prius Prime outsell Chevy Volt this year?

Green Car Reports

sales of, say, full-size pickup trucks, the monthly reports on deliveries of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric cars contain some fairly low numbers. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in carsCompared to the U.S. The Ford F-Series routinely sells 80,000 a month or more, while the most any plug-in car has ever sold in the U.S. is about 3,000 a month. That statistic excludes Tesla, since.

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Low Gas Prices Lead To Lower 2016 Toyota Prius Global Sales Targets

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Toyota Prius, the fourth generation of the company's iconic hybrid-electric vehicle, is just starting to come onto the market around the world. sales New car salesBut with the price of oil a fraction of what it was two years ago, and gasoline prices at recent lows in major markets, the title of highest fuel efficiency of any gasoline car is less alluring.

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Tesla Model 3 delays, plunging Prius sales, green-car deals, Sonata Hybrid video: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we look at plummeting Prius sales, our monthly roundup of best green-car deals, new Tesla Model 3 delivery delays, and a video preview of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The company that makes more electric-car batteries in China than any other, known as CATL, has ambitious plans for expansion into. Today in Car News

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PHEVs led August US sales of plug-in vehicles; Volt and Prius PHV dominate

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In August, the US sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) from the major OEMs (Chevy Volt and Prius PHV) totalled 3,336 units, while battery-electric vehicles (Nissan LEAF, Honda Fit EV, and Ford Focus Electric) sold a combined 728 units. Year-to-date, plug-in hybrid sales from these majors have totalled 19,579 units, while their battery-electric vehicle sales reached 4,406 units. Volt set its prior sales record in March, with 2,289 units.

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Worldwide Prius Cumulative Sales Top 2M Mark; Toyota Reportedly Plans Two New Prius Variants for the US By End of 2012

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Annual worldwide sales of the Prius to September 2010. Worldwide cumulative sales of the Toyota Prius have passed the 2-million mark, with approximately 2,012,000 units sold as of the end of September, according to Toyota. Annual sales, in thousand units.

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Prius plug-ins surge, 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, electric-car sales, is climate doomed? Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got Priuses with plugs, more electric-car sales, some grim thoughts on renewable energy and climate change, and the production debut of the stunning 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV. All this and more on Green Car Reports. First, our apologies for being late with this update and light on stories today. Chalk it up to widespread power. Today in Car News

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid posts 3,182 units in first full month of sales, outpacing Prius v

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Ford’s new C-MAX Hybrid ( earlier post ) sold 3,182 units in October in its first full month of sales, outselling the Prius v’s 2,769 units. Sales of the entire Prius family were 16,774 units, with the sedan accounting for 8,788 of those.) The C-MAX Hybrid also led Ford in achieving its best October hybrid sales month ever with a total of 4,612 sales, up 142% over October 2011. Hybrids Sales

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Model 3 production update, Prius Prime stomps Chevy, are monthly sales a goner? Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got last month's sales numbers for plug-in electric cars (and a possible obituary for monthly sales data), a broken promise from Tesla on Model 3 production, and our latest Twitter poll. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Our latest Twitter poll asks our followers whether they think electric cars will come faster or slower than. Today in Car News

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Electric car sales remain ahead of hybrids after five years

Green Car Reports

DON'T MISS: Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank. sales New car sales plug-in carsSometimes, it's all about a chart. A recent survey of car buyers suggests that consumer interest in electric cars is rising, and is highest among young adults. They're the car buyers of the future, so that would seem to be good news for the long-term prospects of plug-in cars.

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Prius smashes Indian sales target

Green Cars News

The Toyota Prius is receiving unexpected levels of interest from potential owners in India just three month after its launch there, one of the country’s websites reports. According to BSMotoring.com, the hybrid model is exceeding its monthly sales target by more than double. Tags: Toyota hybrid Indian prius Sales success

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Prius the top new vehicle badge in California in 2012; state accounted for 26.2% of Prius sales in US

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Polk, the Prius family cars (Prius Liftback, Prius v, Prius Plug-in, and Prius c) accounted for 61,893 vehicles registered in California in 2012, making Prius the Nº 1 vehicle badge sold in the state. With 236,659 units of the Prius family sold throughout the US in 2012 ( earlier post ), California thus accounted for 26.2% of all US Prius family sales in the year. According to R.L

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Toyota Prius Prime buyers misled by dealers; more education needed

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Prius Prime is a far better car than its plug-in hybrid predecessor, and it seems likely to become one of the higher-volume plug-in electric cars on the U.S. sales Plug-In Hybrids dealers plug-in cars dealershipsmarket. If, that is, Toyota's own dealers prove willing to sell it—or even find out that it exists. After three separate complaints by readers in different areas of the U.S.

Toyota Prius V Sales Incentive Soars In San Francisco, Other Hybrid Discounts Too

Green Car Reports

Over the past few months, the Toyota Prius range of hybrid cars has received significant discounts to keep sales up as the lineup ages and gas prices remain low. That's once again the case in August, particularly for the Toyota Prius V tall wagon model. In the San Francisco area, the Prius V is getting a regional discount of $4,000. sales incentives discounts

California trend: hybrid sales sink, plug-in electric cars soar

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It also led in national sales of hybrid cars for many years. In fact, for several years running, the Toyota Prius was the single most popular passenger car sold in the state—setting it well apart. sales California New car sales plug-in carsCalifornia has always been a bellwether for automotive trends, and it leads every other state by far in the volumes of plug-in electric cars sold.

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How many Toyota Prius Primes will be sold in its first 12 months? Poll results

Green Car Reports

Next year should be an interesting one for sales of plug-in electric cars, with the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV rolling out to selected dealers in all 50 states, Chevy says. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid PollsThe 2017 BMW i3 gets 50 percent more range, and the Ford Focus Electric and Volkswagen e-Golf are expected to get range upgrades as well. But there's another car that could have a.

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Prius Continues to Dominate New Vehicle Sales in Japan

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Toyota’s Prius continued its run as the top-selling new car in Japan in September, posting 31,758 units, representing an increase of 341% from September 2008. Monthly Prius sales in Japan. Prius accounted for 10.8% of total automobile sales for the month.

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Toyota Prius family dominates hybrid car sales

Green Cars News

Japanese automaker Toyota enjoyed a surge in US sales during April – and it was its hybrid cars that led the way. per cent increase in sales compared to the same period in the previous year; with the release of its hybrid cars being the key to its [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota green cars hybrid cars Toyota Prius Toyota Prius CDuring the month it enjoyed a 13.1

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Prius Family April sales accounted for 15.7% of Toyota Division US sales, 83.5% of its hybrid sales

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The Toyota Division’s strong April sales performance in the US (160,493 units for 13.1% The Prius Family vehicles (Prius, Prius v, Prius Plug-in and Prius c) accounted for a total combined sales volume of 25,168 units (15.7%). Toyota Division posted total sales of 30,126 hybrids for the month; the Prius Family thus represented 83.5% Notable among the Prius models is the sales pace of the subcompact Prius c.

Toyota announces Prius V details

Green Cars News

It is the first of three future members of the Prius family – and now Toyota has revealed more details about the Prius V, which goes on sale in the US next month. The vehicle boasts essentially the same Hybrid Synergy Drive system as the third generation Prius but with 58 per cent more cargo [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive new Prius V Prius V Toyota Prius Toyota Prius family Toyota Prius V

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 10 million units; Europe outpaces N America in 2016

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota Motor Corporation hybrids reached 10.05 This latest milestone of 10 million units was achieved just nine months after total sales reached 9 million units at the end of April 2016. Toyota Motor hybrid vehicle sales. Hybrids Sales

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Toyota Prius Family May Shrink As Low Gas Prices Dim Allure

Green Car Reports

During its tenure from 2010 through 2015, the outgoing third-generation Toyota Prius hybrid gradually spawned a "family" of models. The original Prius Liftback was joined a few years ago by the Prius V tall wagon, Prius C subcompact, and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid. Now that the redesigned fourth-generation Prius has arrived, it will soon be time for. sales Plug-In Hybrids RAV4 Hybrid

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Toyota Motor Europe hybrid sales up 45% year-to-date; targeting 50% hybrid take-rate by 2020

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reported that sales of hybrids have increased 45% so far this year compared with the same period in 2015—which was already a record year. Toyota’s target is to reach 50% of its European sales with hybrid vehicles by 2020, with a hybrid version in every major market segment. Toyota and Lexus are introducing three more hybrids to their European line-ups: the Toyota C-HR Hybrid, the new generation Prius Plug-In Hybrid and the Lexus LC 500h coupe.

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Toyota Prius Sales in Europe Reach 200,000 Units

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The Toyota Prius has reached 200,000 units in sales in Europe after 10 years on the market there. Toyota expects global sales of the Prius to exceed two million by the autumn of 2010. The Prius was launched in 2000 to the European market. Sales there reached 100,000 in 2008 and doubled to 200,000 in two more years. The UK has remained one of the leading European markets for Prius, accounting for more than one in five Prius sold in Europe.

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