Table 1-19: Sales of Hybrid Vehicles in the United States

Table 1-19: Sales of Hybrid Vehicles in the United States

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  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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
Domesticb 0 0 0 0 0 2,993 15,960 24,198 77,629 86,082 81,882 64,893
Imports 17 9,350 20,282 22,335 47,566 81,206 189,868 229,320 275,233 229,606 208,858 209,528

aSales includes leased vehicles and fleet sales.

b Includes cars produced in Canada and Mexico.

NOTE

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.

SOURCE

WardsAuto.com, Ward's Automotive Group, personal communication, Mar. 18, 2011.