Ultimate Size of Hybrid-electric Car Market Still An Unknown

Estimates of annual U.S. hybrid sales in 2010 run from a conservative 535,000 by J.D. Power and Associates to 3.5 million in a Booz Allen Hamilton forecast.

Published: 28-Mar-2005

LOS ANGELES -- Long-term customer demand for hybrids is difficult to predict.

Estimates of annual U.S. hybrid sales in 2010 run from a conservative 535,000 by J.D. Power and Associates to 3.5 million in a Booz Allen Hamilton forecast.

In 2004, the U.S. market totaled 16.9 million vehicles.

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