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

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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

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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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Toyota Corolla Hybrid rated 52 mpg: Why Toyota says it won't cannibalize Prius sales

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Prius Fuel EconomyLast week the U.S. EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup. They include a confirmation of what Toyota had claimed when it introduced the lineup last fall: that the Corolla Hybrid will carry an EPA combined rating of more than 50 mpg. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is rated at 52 mpg combined (53 mpg city, 52.

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

Green Car Reports

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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Worldwide Prius sales top 3-million mark; Prius family sales at 3.4 million

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that as of the end of June, worldwide cumulative sales of the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (generations I, II and III) passed the 3-million mark. The figure is based on worldwide cumulative sales through the end of May 2013 plus June sales in the US.) Total global Prius nameplate sales (the expanded Prius family) are at 3.436 million units. TMC launched the Prius in 1997. sales (1000s).

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Toyota’s top-selling US hybrid isn’t the Prius

Green Car Reports

over the past year wasn’t part of the Prius family—or, technically, a passenger car. According to Toyota’s 2019 year-end sales summary, released Friday, Toyota sold 92,525 RAV4 Hybrid SUVs to U.S. Car SalesThe top-selling Toyota hybrid vehicle in the U.S. In 2019, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid wins that crown. buyers in 2019, versus just 69,718.

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

Green Car Reports

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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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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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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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. Prius: 3.733 million; Prius α, Prius v, Prius +: 0.634 million; Aqua, Prius c: 1.249 million; Prius PHV: 0.075 million). Hybrids Sales

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Liftback accounts for 63% of March Prius sales; Prius v and c account for about 17% each

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Prius sales March 2011 v. In March 2012, Toyota posted a new one-month record for Prius sales of 28,711 units, up 54.3% Of those, the third-generation Prius liftback accounted for 18,008 units (62.7%); the Prius v accounted for 4,937 units (17.2%); the Prius c, 4,875 units (17.0%); and the Prius PHV (plug-in hybrid), 891 units (3.1%). For the most part, these models are bringing new buyers into the Prius family. Hybrids Sales

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

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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

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

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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 May: Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Prime lead

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After a slow month in April, sales of the Nissan Leaf came roaring back in May. sales New car salesNissan sold 1,576 Leafs in May, up from 1,171 the month before. The Leaf also had a record month in Canada, selling 906 units north of the border. It is worth noting that this achievement was accomplished with the redesigned Leaf's 151-mile battery. A 220-mile battery.

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

Green Car Reports

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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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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Toyota Prius was a hybrid trendsetter 15 years ago. Now what?

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The Toyota Prius has already secured a spot as an icon of automotive history and one of the most influential products of this century. Sales of the Prius peaked in 2007, however, and Toyota seems to be conflicted about its strategy for the Prius and its technology ever since. It’s also far surpassed Toyota’s initial expectations.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

Green Car Reports

The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle market—which may have reached 1.75 The Volt tallied 555 March sales, Canada’s second-best single-month total for any model, second only to. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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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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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Toyota Prius Hybrid Tops 3 Million Global Sales

Green Car Reports

The records just keep on tumbling, as Toyota announces a new milestone for its Prius line of hybrids. That figure is three million--the cumulative global sales total through June, for all Prius models since the car debuted in Japan in 1997. Since then, the Prius has gone through three main generations, with other models--the Prius V wagon, Prius C

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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. Cumulative global sales of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) hybrid vehicles has exceeded the 7 million unit mark as of 30 September, reaching 7.053 million units. The Prius family with all its variants accounts for 67.8% Cumulative sales of all TMC hybrid models. *2 Distribution of hybrid sales. Hybrids Sales

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Does the Toyota Mirai tease a sportier direction for the next Prius?

Green Car Reports

The design of the current-generation of the Toyota Prius, which went on sale in 2016, closely echoes that of the hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai, which arrived less than a year earlier. So with the new 2021 Toyota Mirai making a transformation to a fabulous-looking, nicely proportioned sporty rear-wheel-drive sedan layout, will the Prius follow suit

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2019 Prius offered with new electric all-wheel drive system

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Toyota is offering a new electric all-wheel drive system (AWD-e) on the facelifted 2019 Prius. Toyota projects fuel economy of 52 mpg city / 48 mpg highway / 50 mpg combined for the AWD-e model, and estimates that the AWD-e model—which is debuting at the LA Auto Show—could account for as much as 25% of annual US Prius sales. The Prius AWD-e shares the Hybrid Synergy Drive system with other Prius models. The Prius AWD-e models offer the same 65.5

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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% of cumulative sales, with 2.631 million units sold—44% of those sales were in Japan, and 56% overseas. of cumulative TMC hybrid sales. of those sales outside of Japan.

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Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid To Have 30 To 35 Miles Of Range: Source

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Cars with plugs have been on sale since December 2010, and a second generation will start arriving next year. That's the second generation of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Rumors Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridBut while long-range battery-electric cars--the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and an all-new 2017 Nissan Leaf--grab attention, another vehicle on the way could be equally important.

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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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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 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 The 2017 Prius Prime offers an EPA-estimated 133 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent)—a substantial 26% enhancement over its predecessor model, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, as a result of greater battery capacity and the improved hybrid system. 2017 Prius Prime MSRP. Prius Prime Plus. Prius Prime Premium.

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Why Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Is So Important: CA Laws

Green Car Reports

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid has the lowest electric range of any plug-in vehicle sold in the United States: just 11 miles. It's also among the top-selling cars that plug in, with more than 40,500 delivered since it went on sale in February 2012. Now out of production, the plug-in Prius will be replaced by a new model that will go on sale. Green California Plug-In Hybrids Prius Plug-in Hybrid plug-in cars state laws zero emissions

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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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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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Toyota Prius Hybrid Sales Soar For Second Month

Green Car Reports

Yesterday, we told you electric-car sales were down slightly in April--even as overall car sales continued to recover. But while the plug-in sales will likely stay low for awhile, both ebbing and flowing, one green model benefited greatly in April: the ur-hybrid Toyota Prius. Now that all four Prius models are available at dealerships, they're

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Will Toyota Prius Prime outsell Chevy Volt this year?

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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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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.

Audi Electric SUV, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video, Tesla Stock Sale: Today's Car News

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Today, Audi confirms the battery suppliers for its electric SUV, Tesla announces a stock sale, and the 2016 Toyota Prius gets caught testing on public roads once again. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Audi's Tesla-targeting electric SUV will use battery cells from LG Chem and Samsung. Audi says it will have a range of more than 310 miles. Today in Car News

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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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2012 Toyota Prius V, Prius C, Help Toyota Top 4 Million Hybrid Sales

Green Car Reports

Believe it or not, Toyota has now sold more than 4 million hybrid cars worldwide since it launched the original Toyota Prius hybrid in Japan in 1997. According to Toyota, the milestone was passed in late April, when the 2012 Toyota Prius C had only been on sale five or six weeks. But while it -- and the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon which launched

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Strong Sales, Owners Happy

Green Car Reports

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In hybrid has got off to a good start in its first six months on sale, with over 6,000 units sold so far. That, says Toyota, is more than the first six months of Chevrolet Volt sales, at 2,745 units, and Nissan Leaf sales, which managed 3,875 cars in its first month. Toyota is putting demand for the Prius Plug-In down to

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Tesla Customer Satisfaction, Toyota Prius Owner Loyalty, CA Electric-Car Sales: Today's Car News

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The Tesla Model S tops the annual Consumer Reports customer satisfaction index, owner loyalty is expected to keep 2016 Toyota Prius sales strong in the face of low gas prices, and Californians now buy one plug-in electric car for every two hybrids. Today''s news is all about buyer enthusiasm for green cars.

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