Because of slow purchases in Europe, Lexus is thinking about dropping the Prius-based CT 200h hatchback in support of a hybrid crossover, as per Alain Uyttenhoven, the brand’s European employer. Uyttenhoven confesses the CT 200h hasn’t broken into the growing small luxury car sector in Europe, selling only about 10,000 cars each year. The replacement
Toyota Motor‘s U.S. sales increased 4% in April, as compared to the last year. Edmunds.com had forecasted sales increase of 5%, and Kelley Blue Book had forecasted rise of 4%. Typical incentives per Toyota automobile increased 14% to $2,017. That still tracks the market average of $3,021. In April, Toyota sold 186,243 cars, up 5%.