Toyota Motor Corp. says it has sold half a million hybrid-electric vehicles worldwide. Cumulative HEV sales reached 513,000 in late October, Toyota says. Japan accounts for 229,500 unit sales, while overseas regions, which includes the U.S., account for 283,800 units. Toyota debuted its first mass-market HEV, the Prius, in Japan in 1997. In 2000, the Prius was launched in North America and Europe. The following year the Crown luxury sedan mild hybrid, the Estima Hybrid minivan and Dyna ...

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