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Since 1997, Toyota has sold 6 million hybrids (1 million of those just in the past 9 months)

Since 1997, Toyota has sold 6 million hybrids (1 million of those just in the past 9 months) | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
From a very humble beginning with the original Japanese Prius in 1997 Toyota's hybrids have come a long way, with 1 million sold in just the past 9 months.
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Wow.  Very interesting to see the increasing rate of unit sales.  I bought mine the year they sold 68,000 in the U.S.

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Gas, Hybrid and Electric Cars [Infographic]

Gas, Hybrid and Electric Cars [Infographic] | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it

Already, electric and hybrid cars are surpassing gas engine cars in not only miles per gallon and sustainability, but also affordability.

For example, the 2013 electric Nissan Leaf runs costs from $28,800 to $34,840. This affordable midsize car gets 75 miles on a full charge and has a refuel time of just seven hours at 240 volts.

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