Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Toyota sells 1 millionth Prius hybrid in us

DETROIT-Toyota Motor Corp, fight, restart production, after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, said Wednesday that it has sold 1 million Prius hybrids in the United States.

The Prius is been best-selling hybrid in the United States said the automaker, as it on sale 11 years ago went.

The Prius is powered by a gasoline engine and an electric motor. It can receive up to 51 miles per gallon in the city and 48 on the highway.

It is becoming increasingly popular in this year become how gas prices in direction have nationwide move $4 a gallon.

Toyota said it has sold more than 2 million Priuses worldwide.

11. March earthquake in Japan Toyota forced to stop production in most Japanese factories. But the company to make newly launched two plants, on the 28 March Prius and Lexus models.

Toyota launches two more models make an another small step toward normalization on 11 April, operations. But the world's largest automaker denied a report that most hit its domestic factories would start next week, and also has warned that supply disruptions likely vehicle Assembly to one or more which interrupt its North American factories at any given time.

Moody's investors service on Wednesday warned that it may downgrade your credit rating for Toyota due to the financial fallout of suspended passenger car production after the March 11 Quake and tsunami.

The warning came as Toyota worldwide no. 1 struggling automakers, to resume output in Japan after the twin disasters disrupted supply chains and the lack of parts caused.

The associated press contributed to this report.

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