Prius is moving up with car buyers

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – If you’re driving a hybrid, you’re part of the new trend in car buying.

According to Bloomberg, It’s the first time a hybrid has made it that high on the list.

Bloomberg says sales for the Prius doubled when Toyota announced that it was expanding the Prius family to include different sized options.

Prius has long been considered an “outsider” in the auto industry but this new ranking gives the environmentally friendly car, some clout.

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