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Toyota Prius 500,000 sold worldwide

Toyota announced today that the Toyota Prius, the world's first mass-produced petrol-electric hybrid vehicle, has passed a significant milestone with more than 500,000 sold around the world. Prius was launched in Japan in late 1997 and its sales success encouraged its launch in the US and Europe in 2000 and Australia in 2001...

Toyota Prius Turbo?

Ever since its launch in Japan in 1997, and international launch in 2001, the Toyota Prius has shown that a Hybrid vehicle is commercially viable. As of April 2006 Toyota has sold 504,700 Priuses around the globe. Although the shape is starting to look a little out dated, the Prius is still selling very strongly on the international and Australian markets...