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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, October 2015: The Wallet Ballot

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During the same month in which a second-generation Trudeau won the Canadian election, the second-generation Chevy Volt took the plug-in electric vehicle sales crown. The new model helped Chevrolet sell 203 Volts in Canada in October, well above the 126 sold in September and good enough for its third sales crown in four months. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2015: Tesla On Top Again (Most Likely)

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As expected, the Tesla Model S was a “three-peat” plug-in electric vehicle sales champion in Canada back in February, with its 48 sales comfortably exceeding those of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf at 38 apiece. Green Canada New car sales plug-in cars sales

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Will 2015 Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed Last Year's Total?

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With most of the data now in for April sales of plug-in electric cars, it's looking as though the first four months of 2015 aren't seeing notably higher numbers than those of 2014. As always, there's some slop in the numbers because Tesla Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Kia Motors refuse to break out their plug-in car sales. sales Future Cars New car sales plug-in cars

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

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Last month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsWow, were we wrong! Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans were registered in Canada that month, outpacing the 127 Leafs Nissan delivered. Not wanting to underestimate Tesla for two months running, we'll cautiously assume the.

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Ford EcoBoost Sales Continue To Rise: 1 Million In 2015 Projected

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Before the end of this year, Ford expects sales of vehicles equipped with turbocharged EcoBoost engines to top 1 million for the first time. So far for 2015, sales are up 46 percent, the carmaker said in a recent press release. sales turbocharged EcoBoost Fuel EconomyThe EcoBoost engines use turbocharging and direct injection to increase power, which has allowed Ford to downsize engines.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf Plummets, Volt Holds

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While May was a good month for sales of plug-in electric cars, the numbers sagged in June--and they appear to be doing the same for July. Last month's sales data is now arriving, and it looks like the lack of new and exciting plug-in vehicles, plus buyers' continuing infatuation with SUVs, have kept plug-in sales substantially below last year's. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, July 2015: Volt Vaults To Top?

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Volume was up both from June's 120 sales, and year-over-year from last July's 132 customers. With Tesla sales historically slower in the first month of a quarter, the Volt may have ended the Model S's seven-month dominance of plug-in electric vehicle sales in. Green Canada New car sales plug-in cars salesThe Chevrolet Volt sold 150 units in Canada in July, by far its best showing this year.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, November 2015: Autumn Reign For Volt

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The second-generation Chevy Volt followed up its 203 October sales with 178 units in November, likely leading the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle pack. Though it will end December with slightly lower year-over-year volumes, the positive early reception suggests the 2016 Volts have the potential to top their previous sales record in 2016. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, September 2015: Triple-Triple

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sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsWith a "double-double" being Canadian shorthand for a coffee with two creams and two sugars, we might call September a "triple-triple": Three plug-in electric car models hit the 100-sales mark last month. Chevy sold 126 first-generation Volts in Canada in September, down slightly from August's 167, but still its fourth consecutive triple-digit.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, June 2015: Dial 'S' For Summer

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But given that plug-in sales stats are probably a higher priority. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsOn July 1, Canadians celebrated the country's founding on the three principles of Peace, Order, and Good Government. The same day, electric-car advocates took heart from the announcement of a pro-plug-in policy by one of the front-runners in the country's federal election this fall.

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Renault Zoe Leads 2015 European Sales Of All-Electric Cars

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While sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids fell slightly last year in the U.S., the sales data for Europe was more encouraging. Renault sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault ZoeAlmost 100,000 battery-electric cars were sold in the European Union last year: 97,687 units, to be precise. Data for plug-in hybrids isn't immediately available.) And that's close to half again as many.

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Chevy Spark EV Electric Car Sales Suddenly Surged; Here's Why

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It was one of the major electric-car news stories last month: Sales of the Chevrolet Spark EV electric minicar soared to 920 in April. minicar sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) discounts Spark EV Chevrolet BoltThe electric Spark had consistently sold at around 100 cars a month since its June 2013 launch. And it was widely considered to be a compliance car: one sold only in California and a few other locales to meet that.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sep: Waiting On Better 2016 Models

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. had a low-to-average month in September, with the sole bright spot being the astounding sales of the BMW i3 electric hatchback. Two new 2016 models, the entirely redesigned Chevy Volt and the longer-range 107-mile Nissan Leaf, should start this month, but last month's sales likely included selldowns of. sales New car sales plug-in cars

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, April 2015: Leaf Likely Leads After Tesla March Madness

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The Tesla Model S now owns the record for the most electric car sales in Canada in a single month To borrow from the popular song, Canada's plug-in electric vehicle market in March was "all about that S". Based on registration data, which lags by a month, Tesla sold a whopping 250 Model Ses in Canada during March – half the entire country's

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Volt Strong, But Leaf, i3 Decline

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Sales of plug-in electric cars generally fall off a bit as the weather gets colder, and it's the same this year, with November sales slightly down on those of October. The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt continued strong, even though it's on sale only in California and a few other states, but weakness in the Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 was stronger. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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2015 Chevy Volt: Big Clearance Sale Before New 2016 Model Includes $249 Lease

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Before a new model of car can go on sale, carmakers and dealers have to clear inventory of its predecessor. As General Motors prepares to start production of the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, it''s doing exactly that to get its 2015. sales plug-in cars deals lease price Range-Extended Electric Vehicle It''s not uncommon for carmakers to offer significant discounts on the outgoing version to clear the way for the redesign.

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Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric Cars For December 2015

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As 2015 draws to a close, it's time once again to look at the best deals on green cars. We previously included diesel models on these lists, but decided to cut the category as most models are Volkswagens that are now subject to a stop-sale order by the company. But there are still plenty of deals on hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars that. car buying Plug-In Hybrids incentives deals

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm Before The Storm?

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Labor Day holiday falling well into September this year, auto-industry analysts have expected new-car sales for August to be less buoyant than they might otherwise be. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With the U.S. But in the lower-volume world of plug-in electric cars, model cycles remain the driving factor. The first-generation Chevy Volt has been on a long sell-down, and next.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Apr: Pace Continues Steady: UPDATE

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in April held few real surprises, coming in at about the average rate of previous months. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle compliance carThe now-aging Nissan Leaf saw deliveries of 1,553 units last month, bringing the year's total to 5,638 and the total delivered in the U.S. since December 2010 to almost 78,000. The Leaf is by far the world's best-selling car.

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Green-Car Decline: Combined Hybrid, Electric Sales Started Falling Last June

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gas prices began falling last year, there's been much discussion about their effect on sales of hybrids and electric cars. sales plug-in carsSince U.S. The knee-jerk response of many analysts is to say that low gas prices have sent consumers fleeing from the greenest models. With less to gain from fuel savings, most people won't consider these models, they say.

BMW Targets Twice As Many Electric-Car Sales This Year

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Sales of the two BMW "i" plug-in electric models have been fairly good over the past year, and that''s leading the company to reach for a more ambitious goal. BMW aims to double sales of its i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid in the U.S. this year--which represents their first full calendar year on sale. DON''T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In. sales New car sales plug-in cars BMW i3 REx

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Canadian Electric-Car Dealership Awards Honor Sales Success Stories

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With car dealers often viewed as an impediment to successful sales of plug-in electric cars, recognizing dealerships that embrace and promote plug-in cars is crucial to changing hearts and minds. Green Awards Canada dealers dealerships plug-in cars salesEarlier this week, the winners of Canada's second-annual Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards were announced at the EV2015VÉ Conference and Trade.

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2016 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Sales, Hydrogen Production: Today's Car News

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Today, a report that the 2016 Nissan Leaf could arrive in August with a 100-mile range, Tesla's quarterly sales results, and a company that believes it's close to commercially-viable solar hydrogen production. We've updated our June plug-in electric car sales report with additional information.

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Georgia Electric-Car Sales Plummet After Incentive Replaced By Tax

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sales incentives Georgia plug-in cars state laws transportation policyElectric-car buyers in Georgia have seen their prospects change dramatically over the past few months. The Peach State previously had one of the most generous incentive programs for new electric-car purchases, offering up to $5,000 in income-tax credits to electric-car buyers. But earlier this year, legislators killed that incentive program. DON'T.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Continue Rise In 2014: 100,000-Plus Delivered This Year

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Plug-in electric car sales for calendar year 2014 rose above the 100,000 level, the third annual increase in full-year sales in the U.S. since modern electric cars first went on sale in December 2010. record for plug-in sales of a single vehicle in one year, logging The highest-selling electric car in the world, the Nissan Leaf, set a new U.S.

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Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

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Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. Green Car Sales salesLess than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid, Toyota has passed another significant milestone. The Japanese carmaker now says that it has sold more than 8 million hybrid cars globally. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots.

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Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Diesel Cars For September 2015

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As carmakers begin advertising their 2016 models in earnest, certain 2015 models that remain in inventory can get significant discounts. DON'T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm. September means a change of seasons, as well as a change of model years. That makes this a particularly good time to check on the best deals for green cars. car buying Plug-In Hybrids incentives plug-in cars deals

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Kia Soul EV A Big Hit In CA; Sales To Expand Sooner Than Planned

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Just over a year ago, the 2015 Kia Soul EV was introduced at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show as the Korean brand''s first U.S.-market At the time, Kia said it would launch the Soul EV in California, but would eventually expand sales of the battery-electric tall wagon to four more states.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar: Leaf Surpasses Volt In Total Sales Since 2010

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sales surpassed those of the Chevrolet Volt. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car For more than four years, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have been the highest-volume plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. Last month, for the first time in roughly three years, the Nissan Leaf''s total U.S. With March deliveries of 1,817 Leafs, compared to 639 Volts, the Leaf surged past the Volt to a.

How Maryland's Tesla Sales Bill Really Got Passed: Its Sponsor Tells The Story (Video)

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Politics sales dealers Tesla Motors New car sales state laws Maryland Last week, barely minutes before it adjourned, the Maryland House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars from up to four stores in the state.

Tesla Motors Releases Quarterly Sales: 10,030 Cars Sold Globally Jan-Mar

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Since then, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has released its sales data in various ways at various times, usually only during quarterly earnings reports. Today, the company announced that it would provide quarterly sales numbers just after each three-month. Green Elon Musk New car sales Tesla Motors plug-in cars sales Tesla Motors started deliveries of its all-electric Roadster more than six years ago.

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Tesla Motors Announces New Stock Sale Of $500 Million

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It had to come, and it did: Tesla Motors is selling more stock to bolster its cash position as it prepares to launch its second high-volume electric car. The California company announced this morning it would offer $500 million in new common stock And, the company noted, CEO Elon Musk "intends to purchase $20 million of common stock in this. Finance Elon Musk Tesla Motors plug-in cars Stock Market

Audi’s European sales up 6% in November; A3 e-tron PHEV sales “extremely encouraging”

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Audi sales increased globally 1% in November to 147,750 deliveries. In Europe, Audi increased sales by 6% to around 62,300 units, despite the model changeover for its bestseller, the Audi A4, and in spite of the background of the Volkswagen Group emissions issue. In light of extraordinary effects in China and the model phase-out for the first-generation Q7 in the United States, we are satisfied with our sales performance in November.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales, 2015 BMW 740Ld Diesel Review, Ultracapacitors For Cars: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at plug-in electric car sales for May, drive the 2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive diesel sedan, and consider the future of ultracapacitors in cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Ultracapacitors have been the "next big thing" in energy storage for well over a decade, but are carmakers finally getting on board? A limited version of the. Today in Car News

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Toyota to begin sales of Mirai fuel cell vehicle in Europe by September

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At the Geneva motor show, Toyota announced that it would begin sales of the new Mirai fuel cell vehicle ( earlier post ) in Europe by September. Sales of the FCV began in Japan last December. Toyota said that it is expecting annual volume of 50-100 cars/year in 2015 and 2016.

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How Bad Was Nissan Dealer When Buyer Wanted A Leaf Electric Car? THAT Bad

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Green Dealership New car sales dealers plug-in cars salesFive years after the first modern mass-market electric car launched, stories of recalcitrant car dealers continue to surface from buyers. Walk into a dealership, explain that you want to buy an electric car. and then endure a litany of reasons why you don't. But a meticulously documented, amusing written log of all the misery involved in.

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Volvo Cars introduces new compact architecture; expects electrified vehicles to be 10% of total sales by 2020

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Volvo Cars will also develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. We are confident that by 2020, 10% of Volvo’s global sales will be electrified cars.”

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Has Elon Musk Cut Tesla's 2015 Electric-Car Guidance A Bit, Maybe?

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DON'T MISS: Tesla Motors Releases Quarterly Sales: 10,030. Green Elon Musk Financial New car sales Tesla Motors plug-in cars salesAfter the New York financial markets close this afternoon, Tesla Motors will release its first-quarter financial results and its quarterly letter to shareholders. The company announced last month, just after the close of the quarter, that it had delivered about 10,300 Model S electric cars.

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Lux Research: despite cheap oil, niche plug-in vehicle sales will be resilient; conventional hybrids to be hardest hit

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The current plunge in oil prices will likely negatively affect plug-in and hybrid vehicle sales in the short term; automakers such as BMW are already warning of lower sales of plug-in vehicles given the market context. Anticipated price of oil and forecast plug-in sales.

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NEVS Cuts Deal For Sale Of 150,000 Electric Saabs In China

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Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has only managed to produce a handful of cars since taking over the Swedish automaker in 2012. But the Chinese-backed company now claims it will launch five electric-car models by 2018. And we have an idea of where it will get the funding to put that ambitious plan into action. NEVS recently. China Sweden plug-in cars New Energy Vehicle

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