Dispite a shortage of batteries, Toyota�s Prius was the top-seller in Japan in July for the third month straight. The Prius sold 27,712 units, almost four times more than the 7,058 units sold in July 2008.
For the first seven months of the year, Prius sales in Japan total 79,122 units. Hybrids, including the Honda Insight, have been the top seller in Japan for the last 4 months with a 10 month waiting list!
The Fit was a distant second to Prius in July, with 17,003 units sold, followed by the Toyota Vitz (12,366 units) and the Honda Insight (10,210 units), according to data from the Japan Automotive Dealers Association.