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August 2016 Green Car Sales: Same-ol'-same-ol' edition

Diesel stop-sale is still a drag on the numbers.

If you only look at plug-ins, things actually look pretty good.

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August 2015: Help-wanted edition

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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August 2014: The this-looks-bad edition [UPDATE]

Record Nissan Leaf Sales Can't Boost The Whole Green Segment

UPDATE: The story's been updated to factor in General Motors' complete advanced-powertrain sales numbers.

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August alt-fuel sales almost double as gas prices rise

Bad news for U.S. consumers turned into good news for sellers of advanced-powertrain vehicles like the Toyota Prius and the Chevrolet Volt, as higher gas prices drove a near doubling of August alt-fuel U.S. vehicle sales compared to numbers from 2011.

Hybrid vehicle sales steady in August; Prius crowned champ again *UPDATE

It's that time of month again. August 2011 sales in the U.S. have been tallied, including, of course, hybrid vehicles. Once again, it's worth at least a mention that quake-related vehicle production issues have more or less subsided, so output of most hybrids manufactured over in Japan is roughly back on track.

By the Numbers: August 2007

You didn't think we forgot to report the numbers, did you? We imagine some automakers wish we had, for instance Jaguar and Mercury, which share our Biggest Loser honor this month by dropping an identical 20.2% in sales. Another of Ford's brands, Land Rover, was the Biggest Winner, jumping 32.2% in sales last month versus August 2006.

Sales Report: Hurricanes create good looking August sales

Last year Hurricanes Katrina and Rita knocked the wind right out of automakers' sails, who were enjoying three months of healthy summer sales fueled by big incentives and employee pricing. From August through October of last year, however, sales were down 21 percent at GM, 13 percent at Ford and up only 2.1 percent at DaimlerChrysler, the Detroit Free Press reports. Because of this extended period of sales depression, the results this year for the next few months may look rosy in comparison. At