U.S. sales of hybrid and electric vehicles fell 5.6% in 2010, but a resurgence was seen in December, when gas prices hovered at or above $3 per gallon in most of the country. While sales of hybrid light trucks last month slipped 10.3%, a 25.7% increase in passenger-car sales was enough to push total December HEV deliveries up 18.7% from like-2009, data released earlier this week shows, making it the best month of the year for the sector with 28,918 units. General Motors Co.’s ...
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