GEORGETOWN, KY – Toyota has begun producing gas-electric hybrids in North America for the first time. The plant in Georgetown, Ky., will produce up to 48,000 Camry hybrid vehicles a year after an investment of about $10 million. Toyota has sold 23,000 imported Camry hybrids in North America since May this year, helping to lift its total hybrid sales in the region to 420,000, including the flagship Prius, the Highlander hybrid, and Lexus brand vehicles.

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