OK, OK, we know that the auto industry is in bad shape globally. Just about every manufacturer is laying off workers, reducing production and falling into losses instead of the hoped or profits. This doesn't just affect the Big Three.
What it means of course is that we're just not buying as many cars as there is capacity to make them. However, this isn't true of every model of every car. For example, the 2009 Prius from Toyota. This is just about the only model globally that has a waiting list for it, showing that there is indeed something very special about this hybrid car.
Think about it for a little bit. If everyone elses' cars are not selling but the Prius 2009 model is, then there has to be something special about this particular car. As, indeed, there is something special about it and you can find out all about it by clicking through any of those links.