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Toyota Hybrids Supports Company Sales Record

Toyota sets February sales record on the shoulders of its hybrid cars: The Prius, Camry, Highlander, and Lexus RX400H, satisfying consumer demand for fuel-efficient vehicles.  Hybrid volume increased over 70 percent across its divisions.  ...

...   "Spurred by record hybrid sales, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever February sales of 187,330 vehicles, an increase of 12.2 percent over February 2006.  Said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president: Setting an all-Toyota Prius Hybrid enables sales growth recordtime record, the Prius hybrid led the way, nearly doubling last February's sales pace.  Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted February sales of 32,148, up 17.5 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 3,332 units in February.  The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted all-time best-ever sales of 12,227, an increase of 87 percent.  The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined February sales of 9,368, up 3.7 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,892 units for the month.  The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,249 units for the month.  TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 33,182 units, an increase of 45 percent over the year-ago month. In February, TMS posted sales of 18,860 hybrid vehicles, up 72 percent. Toyota Division posted sales of 17,451 hybrids, up 90 percent over the same period last year, while the Lexus Division posted sales of 1,409 hybrids. "   ...

Via Toyota: Toyota Reports February Sales ...


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