Friday Morning Auto News, Feb 15, 2019

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Honto ni moushiwake arimasen deshita: The Prius PHV is not the world’s best-sold EV, far from it

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Yesterday, Dailykanban had an article stating that Toyota’s plug-in Prius PHV, also known in the U.S. and Canada as the Prius Prime, sold as a Prius PHV in Japan, and as the Prius Plug-in Hybrid in Europe, racked up 176,000 units in sales globally in 2018, which would have made it the world’s top-selling “EV” as far as a list in Cleantechnica and elsewhere is concerned. That article is no more, because the information was utterly false. The article has been removed with deep apologies to all involved, and especially to Zachary Shahan of Cleantechnica. [Continue Reading]