Honda Motor Co. Ltd. says it has sold 100,000 hybrid electric vehicles worldwide as of April. The majority of the HEVs, 89,000, were sold in the U.S.; 5,800 units were sold in Japan, 3,800 in Europe and 1,500 in Canada. Honda introduced its first HEV, the Insight, in December 1999, making it the first hybrid to go on sale in the U.S. Civic Hybrid sales began in Japan in December 2001 and in the U.S. in March 2002. The Accord Hybrid debuted in the U.S. market last December, the first ...

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