Toyota Prius hybrid the best selling car in California in 2012
October 2012: Toyota sold 60,688 Prius hybrids in California in 2012, making it the best selling passenger vehicle in the state. The figure represents a 78% increase over 2011 sales, during a year when gas prices in the state reached a record high US$4.67 per gallon.
“[Prius’s popularity] is a big reason why we remain bullish on hybrids going forward.”
Bob Carter, Senior US Vice President, Toyota (Source: Bloomberg)