Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) reported U.S. sales of 2,332,262 vehicles for calendar year 2021, an increase of 10.4% on a volume basis and an increase of 11.5% on a DSR basis. Total electrified powered vehicle (EPV) sales – which includes hybrids, plug-ins and fuel cells – totaled 583,697, up 73.2% in 2021. EPV sales make up one-quarter of total volume for the company.
Other year-end highlights, according to TMNA, include:
- No. 1 seller of EPVs for 22 consecutive years.
- 18 total EPVs available in dealerships between both the Toyota and Lexus brands, the most among any automaker, with two more in showrooms by middle of 2022.
- Announced new investments totaling nearly $3 billion into U.S. manufacturing operations, including the company’s new battery manufacturing facility in North Carolina to produce lithium-ion batteries; these investments will result in 4,650 new jobs across four states to support and produce new products including future electrics.