The bar chart illustrates the alteration of the global sales of hybrid vehicles over a four-year period, started from 2006 to 2009. Overall, it can obviously be seen that, despite some fluctuations in US, the transaction of hybrid transportation in Japan and other experienced upward trend.
Based on the chart, in the first year, the number of hybrid transportation sales in Japan stood at more than 50.000, which had similar point to that of other countries while the trade in US stayed at the highest number along this period at approximately 250.000. Consequently, the total sales in 2006 reached 360.000 sales. However, 2007 saw a steep growth in the number of sales in those three classification regions.
Turning to the following year (2008), the number of sales in US still overtook the largest number at more than 300.000 sales, followed by other countries and Japan. Surprisingly, the point of sales in US decreased dramatically as the second largest number of sales in the next year whereas the ratio of hybrid vehicle sales in Japan and other countries hit a high of more than 300.000 and 100.000, respectively. As a result, the total of sales in the end period was 740.000, two times greater compared to the first period (2006).