Category EVs

Toyota Prius: Sales top 1 million mark

More than a million Prius cars have been sold worldwide, over the last 11 years!

Even as other carmakers are trying to hurry up and follow Toyota’s example, sales of the Toyota Prius – the world’s first mass-produced petrol-electric hybrid vehicle – have passed the one million mark. At the end of April this year, Toyota had sold approximately 1,028,000 units of the Prius.

While Toyota has no immediate plans of bringing the Prius to India (though Honda says it will get the Civic Hybrid here very soon!), the Prius is sold in more than 40 countries already. Toyota claims the Prius has significantly reduced vehicle CO2 emissions worldwide.

The Prius was launched in Japan in 1997, and was introduced in Europe, North America and other markets in 2000...

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