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Prius' powertrain could find new home in Toyota's "sporty" CR-Z rival

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Toyota wants to sell 1 million hybrids per year

Shortly after the turn of the decade, Toyota expects sales of its hybrid vehicles to crest the one million unit per year mark. ToMoCo's goal may seem a bit ambitious considering that it's only sold about 1.25 million hybrids since the Prius' introduction in 1997, but the alternative-power push will mainly be fueled by sales of upcoming plug-in hybrid models and Toyota's aim to equip every vehicle in its lineup with a hybrid drivetrain by 2020.

2008 Honda Fit Hybrid to get Insight engine

Guess what happens to fit perfectly between the front wheels of a Honda Fit... the Honda Insight's hybrid powertrain. The distance between the front wheel hubs of both vehicles is identical, and a Honda insider confirmed to Bradley Berman of HybridCars.com that the Fit will arrive in 2007 with the Insight's hybrid drivetrain and the ability to achieve fuel economy in the low to mid-50 mpg range.

Toyota, Fuji Heavy Industries to co-develop new hybrid system for Subaru

Last November, we posted news that Toyota (who had acquired General Motors's interest in Subaru), was