U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #703: November 28, 2011
Hybrid Vehicles Lose Market Share in 2010
For the first time since hybrid vehicles entered the market, the share of hybrid registrations declined in 2010 – from 2.9% in 2009 to 2.6% in 2010. Reasons for this include the relatively lower price of gasoline and the availability of several non-hybrid vehicles that get 40 miles per gallon or more.
Share of Hybrid Registrations, 2005-2010
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