Toyota Hybrid Sales Top 6M Worldwide

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Toyota has announced that it finished off 2013 by topping six-million hybrid sales worldwide.

In total, the Japanese automaker sells 24 hybrid passenger car models and one plug-in hybrid model across 80 countries and regions around the world. Within the next two years, Toyota plans to launch 15 new hybrid vehicles worldwide including the new Highland Hybrid in the U.S.

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Toyota’s first hybrid model hit the market in 2007, but global sales of its hybrid models didn’t top the one-million mark until 2012. Last year, the automaker sold 1.279-million units bringing its grand total to 6.072 million. The Toyota Prius accounts for over half of those sales at 3.166-million units.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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