As of the beginning of this year, WESS Motors Toyota has sold 850 new Toyota cars, 38% or 319 of which were hybrid cars. This is 10% more than in 2018. This is the fastest growth in demand for hybrid technology in recent years, driven by both the supply of new Toyota models with hybrid technology and the growing interest of citizens in greener mobile technologies. solutions.
Alexei Radionov, Managing Director of JSC WESS: "In the first half of this year we are seeing a gradual market growth – there is a significant increase in demand for hybrid cars. Compared to sales in 2018, the number of Toyota hybrid cars sold in Latvia has increased. by 56% in the second quarter – the environment is definitely a global issue today, so people are more likely to prefer greener cars that provide the same ride comfort and added fuel. When it comes to hybrid cars, we are talking about clean energy – they consume less fuel and significantly reduce CO2 emissions. In line with Toyota's brand development strategy, all new Toyota models are also offered with a hybrid engine, and the demand for a hybrid car is growing year-round. "
From the beginning of this year, WESS Motors Toyota offers the newest generation Toyota Corolla models, available with a hybrid engine and one of the best-selling cars in automotive history, at one time one of the most demanding Toyota models in Latvia and consequently one of the most popular Toyota car models in Latvia. mid WESS Motors Toyota sales figures show that the most popular Toyota models in the first six months of this year were the Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla and Toyota Yaris.
In 2018, WESS Motors Toyota sold 1,415 new Toyota cars, which was 98 more than in 2017. Almost one third or 28% of the cars sold last year were hybrid cars.