Nearly 2 million (1,951,243) Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States, reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption.
The announcement was made today, April 17, by Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, in conjunction with Toyota Motor Corporation’s announcement in Japan that it has sold 5 million hybrid vehicles worldwide.
Toyota estimates that its global fleet of nearly 20 hybrid vehicles has resulted in approximately 34 million fewer tons of CO2 emissions than those emitted by gasoline-powered vehicles. Many environmental experts believe CO2 emissions are a major cause of climate change occurring in the world today, says Toyota.[ Also Read: Swimsuit Supermodel Curves in Lexus Campaign ]
In addition, Toyota estimates its hybrids have saved their owners more than 3 billion gallons of gasoline compared to gasoline-only powered vehicles.
Toyota and Lexus sell 19 hybrid models and one plug-in hybrid in 80 countries and regions around the world. Twelve of the models are available in the United States, including seven from Toyota and five from Lexus.
They are Prius Liftback, Prius v, Prius c, Prius Plug-in, Camry Hybrid, Avalon Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, Lexus CT200h, ES300h, GS450h, LS600h and RX450h.
Of the 12 U.S. models, Camry Hybrid, Avalon Hybrid and RX450h are manufactured in North America with a fourth model, Highlander Hybrid, planned.
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