• Kyodo News


Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius hybrid was the best-selling car in the nation in May after chalking up monthly sales of 10,915 units, an industry body said Thursday.

It is the first time the Prius has topped the list, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said. The figure is cumulative for both the original Prius and the fully remodeled version, but excludes minivehicles and imports.

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