Toyota marks 100,000 sales of its hybrid vehicles in the U.K., 13 ½ years after it launched the technology at the British International Motor Show. It says the numbers confirm the technology now is an accepted and popular part of the mainstream motoring market. The 100,000th hybrid is British-built, an Auris Hybrid Touring Sports in top-of-the-range Excel trim, produced by Toyota U.K. at its Burnaston plant near Derby, 130 miles (208 km) northwest of London. Its propulsion system ...

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