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The focus here is on ProPilot self-driving tech, not a bigger or better battery.

Nissan believes people won't pay for a 200-mile Leaf just yet.

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This year's sales of EVs, PHEVs are up 38 percent to almost 111,000 units.

US sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids surpassed a record 16,000 units in September.

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For September, the Leaf is up 5.5 percent, while the Volt was up 76 percent.

No, really, when's that second-gen Leaf coming?

In August, the Volt pretty much doubled what the Leaf managed.

Raise your hand if you're surprised.

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The Mitsubishi Outlander is still by far Europe's best-selling PHEV.

Renault Zoe is about to catch the Nissan Leaf for the European sales lead among electric vehicles.

It's happening. Again. And Again.

US sales totals for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf this past month look a whole heck of a lot like the numbers from all the other months this year.

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There were no surprises in the old sales rivalry last month.

The Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf by over 900 units last month. Pretty much how it's been for all of 2016.

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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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After all these years, the two best-selling plug-ins have sold almost the exact same amount.

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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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Are Potential Buyers Holding Off And Waiting For The Bolt?

January sales slump for the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle continues where last year left off.

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But The Nissan Leaf Does Take A 30% Hit

January 2016 sales for the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt show that we're getting back to an equilibrium for these two plug-in stalwarts.

Volt Does Well Again, Leaf Treads Water

The Chevy Volt moved 2,114 units last month, a big increase from the December 2014 numbers. The Nissan Leaf, on the other hand, did a lot worse.

With a new Chevy Volt to compete with, sales of the Nissan Leaf took a bit of a nosedive in November.

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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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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.

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.

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Second-Place Competitor Is Nissan Leaf

IHS Automotive finds that the Tesla Model S was the best-selling electric car in the US for the first three months of 2015.

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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.

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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.