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.
In August, Nissan Sold 1,393 Leafs; Chevy sold 1,380 Volts
The ongoing saga of sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt continues with the EV on top. For now.
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.
Aging Leaf EV Sells 1,174 In The US While Aging Volt PHEV Sells 1,313 In July
Despite overall sluggish sales, June 2015 represented the first time since October 2013 that the Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf in the US.
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.
The All-Electric Sells 2,074 Units, While The PHEV Moves Only 1,225
Sales for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are down for the first six months of 2015, with the June results not doing anything to help reverse the trend.
Law Will Adjust In 2017 To Help Northeastern States
Zero-emissions vehicle credit provision favors California when it comes to model availability, sales.
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.
For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.
Outside 10 ZEV States, You Will Need To Special Order The Plug-In Hybrid
The 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV will only be sold like a regular car in the 10 ZEV states, but you can special order the plug-in hybrid anywhere.
Meet The $1M Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) Program
Connecticut's new $1-million CHEAPR EV incentive offers up to $3,000 for new plug-in and hydrogen vehicles, but one popular PHEV won't qualify for max amount.
Dannel Malloy Looks In NSTAR Settlement Fund For Money
Connecticut Governor Malloy wants to use money from a settlement fund to support EV purchases in the Nutmeg State.
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.
Lower Price Leads To 94-Percent Lease Rate Leads To Big Sale Increase
Chevy sold 920 Spark EVs last month in the two states where it's available. That's more than the 905 Volts sold nationwide. Thank a lower lease price and aggressive incentives.
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.
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.
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