12 Nisan 2011 Salı

Hybrid Cars History Since 1920


After the first successful hybrid cars, it took nearly a hundred years for them to become popular again.
The first commercial mass-market hybrid car of the new generation, Toyota Prius, was launched in 1997, in the Japanese market.

Toyota Prius

However, the launch of the Toyota Prius was the result of some 30 years of development work, of which had already resulted in concept cars, such as the early 1977 Toyota Sports 800 Gas Turbine hybrid prototype.

Toyota Sports 800