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 18 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.
Annual Green Car Sales Drop 6.5 Percent Compared To 2013
US green-car sales in 2014 fell 6.5 percent from a year earlier as gas prices plunge. December green-car sales fall 7.8 percent.
Annual Totals: 18,805 Volts And 30,200 Leafs
To close out the year, sales of the two most-popular plug-in vehicles in the US kept going in the direction that they had been all year. The Chevy Volt dropped and the Nissan Leaf had another record month.
At some point in 2015, most likely in the first three months, cumulative sales of the Nissan Leaf will finally reach a higher number than those for the Chevy Volt.
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