Toyota announced on Twitter today that the mark was reached for 8 million hybrids sold. The news is exciting not only for Toyota but for the environment and future generations to come. With the amount of hybrids Toyota has sold, the world was spared from some of the pollution that is emitted from regular vehicle.
Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive is the system used on all hybrid vehicles. With both a gas engine and an electric motor, the systems can either work independently or together. The vehicle works to determine if it is most efficient to be running on the engine, motor or both to get the best fuel economy possible.
There are Energy Displays available in each Toyota hybrid vehicle that displays the gas engine and electric motor and shows the driver which one is operating and how it’s doing.
The first tweet stated that all the Toyota hybrids sold have been saving quite a lot of gasoline, and it was followed by this photo:
The second tweet from Toyota today said the 8 millionth hybrid sold is more than a milestone, and it was followed by this photo:
Toyota offers multiple hybrid vehicles to meet all driver’s needs.
The 2016 Camry Hybrid gets an estimated 43 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway. It’s the perfect sporty sedan with a quiet ride any driver can enjoy.
The 2015 Avalon Hybrid is a larger sedan than the Camry, but it still gets an impressive estimated 40 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway. It’s a powerful ride featuring leather seats to top off the luxurious ride.
The 2015 Highlander Hybrid seats up to eight passengers and still pumps out an estimated 27 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. This SUV can take you, your friends and family further with less gas.
The Prius family – Prius, Prius c, Prius v and Prius Plug-in Hybrid – are the cars that started the hybrid trend. These hatchback inspired styles offer different driving modes and can even go short distances on battery power alone.