Toyota Sells Three Millionth Prius

Toyota Sells Three Millionth PriusToyota Prius - the world's best-selling hybrid vehicle - has passed a significant milestone with the sale of the three-millionth car.

The total includes more than 1.3 million deliveries in North America, a similar number in Japan, 260,000 in Europe and almost 80,000 in the rest of the world.

Toyota Sells Five Millionth Hybrid

Toyota CamryToyota Motor Corporation (TMC) says cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped five million units.

The company said it took just 11 months to sell the latest million, bringing the total to 5,125,600 at the end of March - including more than 50,000 in Australia.

Exile Newest Single Sells Over 500,000 Copies In The 1st Week, Tops Oricon Chart

EXILE newest single sells over 500,000 copies in the 1st week, tops Oricon chartEXILE’s 41st single “EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~” (released on April 3rd) sold 565,000 copies in the first week, and topped Oricon’s weekly single ranking chart.

This marked their first single to sell over 500,000 copies in the first week, as their previous best for first week sales was 254,000 copies with “Tada…Aitakute” (released in December 2005). This is also their 13th single overall to top the chart.

Buffalo Sells Super Thin External Hard Drive

Buffalo sells super thin external hard driveBuffalo Technologies has started the sales of a new external hard drive known as MiniStation Slim HD-PUS500U3. The drive offers a capacity of 500 GB.

The MiniStation Slim HD-PUS500U3 is unusual because it comes hidden in a metallic chassis that measures just 115 x 79 x 8.8 mm making it the thinnest external hard drive with 500 GB of storage in the world. As you might expect the Buffalo HD-PUS500U3 is very light too – it weighs just 140 grams.

Ske48 Latest Single Sells 539,000 Copies

SKE48 latest single sells 539,000 copiesPopular idol group SKE48’s 11th single “Choco no Dorei” (released on January 30th) sold 539,000 copies in the first week, topping Oricon’s weekly single ranking. This is the best first week sales for the group, and is the 7th consecutive single to top the chart.

Nintendo Sells More Than 1.75 Million Hardware Units In November

Nintendo Sells More Than 1.75 Million Hardware Units In NovemberStrong sales on Black Friday and the arrival of Wii U helped Nintendo sell more than 1.75 million total hardware units in the United States in November, according to the NPD Group. This includes nearly 910,000 units of portable hardware and more than 845,000 home console units. November 2012 marks the 36th time that Nintendo has sold more than 1 million hardware units in one month in the United States since 2004.

Nintendo 3ds Sells Big In Japan

Nintendo 3DS sells big in JapanWhile Nintendo’s latest video game console, the Wii U, caused the biggest stir with its Japanese release this week, some numbers about the company’s latest handheld system, the 3DS, have also been mighty impressive.

Toyota Sells 10,000 Hybrids As High-grade Prius V Arrives

Toyota Sells 10,000 Hybrids As High-Grade Prius V ArrivesA luxury version of the seven-seat Prius v has arrived in Australia - just as the Toyota group's local hybrid sales pass 10,000 units in a year for the first time.

The Prius v i-Tech® has even more advanced safety, comfort and convenience technologies compared with the highly specified version of the car launched in May this year.