Toyota doubles Prius hybrid car shipments to U.S.


DETROIT, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. will double the number of Prius hybrid gas-electric cars that it sends to the U.S. market to 100,000 units annually next year, the Japanese automaker said on Thursday. Demand for the Japan-made Prius sedan that can get up to 55 miles per gallon has exceeded supply, with buyers in some parts of the United States waiting up to six months for their cars to arrive. With global supply for the model also falling far short of orders, Japan's top ...

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