Toyota AquaToyota Motor Corp on Monday launched the world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid car, as the company looks to fight off competition from pure electric vehicles.

The compact car, dubbed ‘Aqua’ in Japan and the ‘Prius C’ overseas, has a listed fuel efficiency of 35.4 km/litre (83.3 mpg), beating the current top Prius, which gets 32 km/litre.

The Japanese car maker said it had received orders for 60,000 Aqua hybrid cars ahead of its launch.

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