Toyota to introduce 21 new hybrid models by end of 2015

Toyota to introduce 21 new hybrid models by end of 2015 Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp Monday said it will introduce 21 new hybrid car models in the global market by the end of 2015, aiming to sell at least 1 million units of such gasoline-electric hybrids a year globally from 2013 to 2015.

Toyota also said it will offer from December the new compact electric vehicle "eQ" to local governments and selected users in Japan and the United States.

The new vehicle has the world's most efficient electric power consumption rate, the Japanese automaker added.

In 2012, global sales of Toyota's hybrid cars are expected to exceed 1 million units, the automaker said.

PTI