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Nissan Leaf is Europe's best-selling EV

It has sold more than 18,000 since January.

Nissan sold 18,000 Leaf EVs in Europe from January to June 2018.

New Nissan Leaf sales are off to great start

And it hasn't even gone on sale in the U.S. yet.

Leaf sales are exceeding expectations.

Chevy is the first to sell 100,000 plug-in vehicles in US

Will Nissan or Tesla be next?

Apparently selling lots of Volts saves a lot of fuel as well.

Nissan Leaf's lead over Renault Zoe narrows in Europe

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.

April's Chevy Volt sales show that an updated model sure does help

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.

Chevy Volt beats Nissan Leaf again in February

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.

Nissan Leaf sales drop, new Chevy Volt climbs in November

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

Chevy Volt outsells Nissan Leaf for first time since October 2013

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.

Nissan marketing strategist misspeaks? Leaf "unlikely" to hit 20,000 sales target *UPDATE

Successfully marketing a vehicle takes an orchestra of employees all playing from the same musical score, but sometimes, someone slips up. Such seemed the case this week for Nissan when, right in the middle of the Hallelujah chorus at the New York Auto Show, there was heard the off-key intonation of a sad trombone.

Nissan Leaf's U.S. market expands to 7 more states

The first Nissan Leaf in the U.S. was delivered almost exactly a year ago (December 11, 2010). Thus, it's about time that the best-selling all-electric car in America is available in more areas. Nissan announced today that it is taking orders in seven new states: Delaware, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Isl

Nissan Leaf outselling 15-plus vehicles in U.S.

With U.S. sales of the Nissan Leaf hitting 7,199 units by the end of September, our buds over at The Truth Abut Cars thought it was time to compare year-to-date sales of the electric hatchback to some vehicles with a more conventional powertrain. These aren't direct competitors in any way – and some of the models are seriously

Nissan Leaf sales eclipse 15,000

In was late July when Carlos Ghosn, Nissan chief executive officer, stated that "with more than 10,100 electric Nissan Leaf vehicles already sold worldwide" the Japanese automaker is "clearly the global leader in zero emission mobility."

With plug-in sales, GM and Nissan aren't competing, they're learning

It's tempting to pop up the sales numbers for the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt each month and treat the results like the score of a sporting event. We certainly do it. However, when you're looking at low-volume cars whose numbers have been Mark Sumner

Report: Global Nissan Leaf sales top 10,100

While unveiling Nissan's China growth strategy in Beijing, Nissan chief executive officer, Carlos Ghosn, stated:

Carlos Ghosn: Nissan Leaf sales to hit record-setting 1,500 in U.S. in June

Come early July, General Motors might just have to bury its Chevrolet Volt sales totals once again. That's because Nissan's head honcho (chief executive officer) Carlos Ghosn says that U.S. sales of the Leaf will hit a record-shattering 1,500 units in June. More precisely, Ghosn, speaking of the Leaf

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