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Buyers Enthusiatic About New American Model, Still Waiting For Improved Japanese Choice

The official figures are out and the Chevy Volt is really taking the sales fight to the Nissan Leaf with a huge increase following the release of its all-new 2016 model.


Plug-In, Hybrid Sales Up From A Year Earlier

September green-car sales fall a bit as diesel scandal throws numbers off.


Buyers May Still Be Waiting For New Models, Model Year Updates

September sales of the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf were both down in a big way. 56.7% for the Leaf and 31.9% for the Volt.


Toyota Prius, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt All Have A Slow Month

August's US green-car sales plunged 22 percent from a year earlier to about 50,000 vehicles.


Toyota declares it has sold 8 million hybrids since the first Prius went on sale in 1997.


Nissan Leaf, GM, Ford All Have Tough Months

July green-car sales tumble almost 16 percent from a year earlier, as public waits for new hybrid, plug-in variants.


Summer Gas Price Surge Isn't Happening, Yet

US green-car sales in June fall from a year earlier as Toyota, General Motors demand suffers.


Volkswagen Pretty Much The Lone Bright Spot Last Month

May 2015 US green-car sales fall 19 percent from a year earlier as Toyota, Nissan and Ford report big declines.


Leaf Hits 2,104 Sales In May, While Volt Climbs To 1,618

Both the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt have their best sales month of the year, with lots of factors playing a role in the ever-changing numbers.


Looking Back, The Price At The Pump And The Decline In Fuel Efficient Sales Don't Line Up

Looking at the numbers, Autotrader's Mark Strand tells us you can't predict green car sales by looking at the price of gas. It just doesn't work that way.


Chevrolet Spark Electric A Rare Bright Spot For Green-Car Demand

April green-car sales fall 20 percent from a year earlier on lagging demand for Prius, Leaf.


Running Total Now Puts Leaf Ahead By 1,824

For April 2015, the Nissan Leaf sold 1,553 units while the Chevy Volt has its best 2015 showing with 905 sales.


Current Tastes Will Need To Change In A Big Way To Make This Happen

LMC Automotive predicts PHEV sales will outstrip sales of traditional hybrids in Europe by 2019, and by 2024 PHEVs will go beyond a million annual sales there.


Experian Study Shows That 18 Percent Of Hybrid, Plug-In Buyers Paid Cash

Green car buyers are more likely to pay in cash and have better credit scores than the average customer, according to a recent study.


Prius C, Plug-In Hybrid Get Biggest Markdowns

Toyota marks down Prius variants in Southern California to spur sales.


Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?

Lower demand for hybrids, EVs again push down US green-car sales from year-earlier numbers


Chevy Volt Has Reigned Supreme Since Early 2012

After many years of trailing the Chevy Volt, the Nissan Leaf has finally secured the sales total lead. Until the next-gen Volt arrives in the second half of 2015, anyway.


Plug-in Vehicle Sales Up 5.8 Percent Largely on Tesla

Green-car sales fell 8.9 percent in February compared to 2014 numbers. Faltering Ford and GM sales led the way.


Used Nissan Leafs, Chevy Volts Available For Fraction of New-Vehicle Price

Prices for used plug-in vehicles plunge on cheap leases, glut of lease returns from 2012.


The Toyota Prius narrowly lost its sales crown to the Honda Accord in California in 2014. Both models saw their sales numbers increase in the state for the year, but the Honda had the bigger boost.


Nissan Leaf Sales Fall, While Toyota Green Car Sales Little Changed

US green-car vehicle sales in January fell 8.6 percent from a year earlier, as Ford, General Motors falter.

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