Toyota Prius has jumped to world No.3 spot
In news that should cement the future for hybrid cars, Toyota's Prius has become the third biggest selling car in the world in the first quarter of 2012.
Toyota’s Prius, a niche oddity when it went on sale 15 years ago, jumped to the world’s third best-selling car line in the first quarter as US demand and incentives in Japan turned the hybrid into a mainstream hit.
Prius sales more than doubled as Toyota extended the name to a four-model "family" of vehicles at the same time that rebates and tax breaks in Japan are saving buyers the equivalent of...
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