Table 1-19: Sales of Hybrid Vehicles in the United States
|Total U.S. salesa of hybrid vehicles||17||9,350||20,282||22,335||47,566||84,199||205,828||253,518||352,862||315,688||290,740||274,421|
aSales includes leased vehicles and fleet sales.
b Includes cars produced in Canada and Mexico.
The first domestic hybrid vehicle was not introduced in the U.S. market until 2004. A hybrid vehicle is a vehicle powered by a combination of battery-electric motor(s) and an internal combustion engine.
WardsAuto.com, Ward's Automotive Group, personal communication, Mar. 18, 2011.