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Hybrids take 16% of new vehicle market in Japan in FY 2011, where Prius #1 seller; 1% in France (corrected)
6 April 2012
Integrity Exports reports that hybrid cars in Japan accounted for 16% of all new car sales in fiscal year 2011 (April 2011 through end of March 2012), according to figures from the Japan Mini Vehicles Association and Japan Auto Dealers Association.
The Toyota Prius retained its crown as Japan’s best-selling car in the 2011 financial year, making it a third straight win in a row.
In France, hybrids broke through the 1% mark in March, with the increase in sales of the Citroën DS5 hybrid and Peugeot 508 RXH.
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