Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. reports sales of its core-brand Prius hybrid-electric car slid 15.4% in June, a rare decline for the vehicle that usually posts increases. Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager-Toyota Div., blames a “shift in the market away from sedans.” He also tells a sales briefing today that low gas prices and slumping demand along the West Coast, a hotbed of Prius popularity, were contributing factors. However, overall HEV sales are up slightly this ...

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