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China demand, broader range of EV types could spur spending increase.

ABI Research thinks that worldwide electric vehicle sales could hit $58 billion by 2021.

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Tesla sales do a 'hockey stick' in the Great White North

Tesla Model S sales in Canada jump in March, and leapfrog Chevrolet Volt's for the first-quarter lead.

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Higher April sales Ford hybrids, Chevy Volt offset Nissan, Honda demand lag.

While April green-car sales were down 17 percent, demand was about even when factoring out impact of VW's diesel stop-sale.

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In another non-surprise, the Volt handily outsold the Nissan Leaf last month.

April sales numbers are in, and the second-gen Chevy Volt once again trounces the Nissan Leaf in the US.

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A study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that while half of respondents think plug-in electric vehicles are as good as conventional ones, only a fifth would consider actually buying one.

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Honda, BMW green-car demand dropped last month.

Strong Tesla, Chevrolet Volt sales can't save February from a green-car sales drop-off.

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To turn things around, Nissan is going to need that 2nd-gen Leaf, pronto.

February sales for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf did not surprise us. Just like they didn't in January. Or December. And probably won't in March, either.

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VW Stop-Sale, Plunging Honda Sales Didn't Help, Either

Drop in Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius demand more than offset gains from Tesla, Chevy Volt

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Tesla, BMW Were The Lone Bright Spots

Sales of hybrids, plug-ins and diesels all stalled last year as customers awaited new models, responded to lower gas prices.

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Last Month Was Still A Lot Better Than Last Year

December green-car sales were pushed forward by Tesla, pulled back by Volkswagen.

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Volkswagen's Stop-Sale On Diesels Isn't The Whole Story

November green-car sales fall from a year earlier as Honda, Nissan struggle.

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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.

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Plug-In, Hybrid Sales Up From A Year Earlier

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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