TABLE 5-10 - U.S. Hybrid Vehicle Salesa: 2004-2009

TABLE 5-10 - U.S. Hybrid Vehicle Salesa: 2004-2009

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Thousands of vehicles

  Domesticb Imported Total hybrid sales Total vehicle sales
2004 3 81 84 17,299
2005 16 190 206 17,445
2006 24 229 254 17,049
2007 78 275 353 16,460
2008 86 230 316 13,493
2009 82 208 290 10,601

aSales includes leased vehicles and fleet sales.

b Includes cars produced in Canada and Mexico.

NOTES: The first domestic hybrid vehicle was not introduced in the U.S. market until 2004. See glossary for definition of Hybrid vehicle. Wards is a reliable source and has covered the auto industry for more than 80 years.

SOURCES: U.S. Hybrid Sales: Ward's Automotive Group, WardsAuto.com, personal communication, April 2010; Total Vehicle Sales: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-19, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of November 2010.