- Toyota and Lexus full hybrid sales up 82.3% year-on-year
- Full hybrid sales constitutes 20% of total first quarter sales for first time
- Cumulative Toyota and Lexus full hybrid sales stand at 544,184, 10% of global total
- Toyota Auris sales increased by 41% to 32,625 units.
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today posted 2013 first quarter sales of 197,309 Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Europe. During the first three months of the year, Toyota and Lexus full hybrid sales reached 38,673, up 82.3% from the same period last year, constituting around 20% of total sales. Toyota Motor Europe recorded an estimated 4.5% market share in Europe between January and March with sales of 188,053 Toyota and 9,256 Lexus vehicles.