Jul 6, 2015

Toyota Aqua hybrid best-selling car in first half

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua subcompact hybrid topped the nation’s auto rankings in the first half with 121,240 units sold, industry data showed Monday. Honda Motor Co.’s N-Box minivehicle came in second with 106,985 units between January and June, followed by Daihatsu Motor Co.’s Tanto, ...

Jun 4, 2015

Toyota Aqua leads car sales for second consecutive month

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua hybrid was the best-selling car in the nation in May, holding the top spot for the second month in a row, industry bodies said Thursday. The Aqua logged an 18.9 percent jump in sales from the previous year to 14,428 ...

Toyota Aqua hybrid tops sales in April as minicars stumble

May 11, 2015

Toyota Aqua hybrid tops sales in April as minicars stumble

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua hybrid became the nation’s best-selling car in April after notching a 13.7 percent jump in sales to 15,555 units from a year earlier, industry bodies said Monday. Honda Motor Co.’s N-Box came in second after a 12.1 percent plunge in ...

Toyota's Aqua hybrid sedan retains top spot for sales

Apr 4, 2014

Toyota's Aqua hybrid sedan retains top spot for sales

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua subcompact hybrid was the nation’s top seller in fiscal 2013, retaining the highest slot for the second consecutive year, industry data showed Friday. Sales totaled 259,686 units for the Aqua, which has remained popular since its launch in December 2011. ...

Toyota says Aqua more efficient than Fit

Nov 27, 2013

Toyota says Aqua more efficient than Fit

Toyota Motor Corp. says a renovated version of its Aqua hybrid going on sale next Monday will overtake Honda Motor Co.’s Fit compact as the world’s most fuel-efficient vehicle apart from plug-in hybrids. The increased fuel efficiency of 37.0 km per liter achieved by ...

Remodeled Honda Fit to debut Friday

Sep 5, 2013

Remodeled Honda Fit to debut Friday

Honda Motor Co. will debut its remodeled Fit hatchback Friday in Japan to challenge Toyota Motor Corp.’s lead in hybrid compacts. The third-generation Fit will be priced from ¥1.26 million for the gasoline version, Honda said in a statement Thursday. Sales are targeted at ...

Toyota Aqua stays best-selling car for fifth month

Mar 7, 2013

Toyota Aqua stays best-selling car for fifth month

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua hybrid hatchback remained the nation’s top-selling car for the fifth straight month in February, selling 24,526 units, up 11.7 percent from a year earlier, industry bodies said Wednesday. The automaker’s Prius hybrid hatchback took the No. 2 slot with sales ...