Thousands of vehicles
|Domesticb||Imported||Total hybrid sales||Total vehicle sales|
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.