Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

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If “Make more sales” is on your New Year’s Resolutions list (and I’m betting that it is), the question becomes “How, exactly?” Do more prospecting If you want more sales, you need more prospects.

2018 115

Plug-in electric car sales for April: Leaf sales lag, spendy Porsches take off

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A month after General Motors announced it would only release quarterly sales results, the landscape for plug-in electric and hybrid cars appears to be little changed. While we may not see a big swing in Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt sales, the green carmakers—like much of the industry—reported mixed sales figures. sales plug-in cars Car Sales

2018 55

Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

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Canada Car SalesElectric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries. With the California-based automaker famously coy about country-by-country deliveries, June delivery data won’t be finalized until later this month. Several other automakers also decline to break out.

2018 72

Tesla Model 3: 456 sales in May Canadian debut

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Tesla started off Model 3 sales in Canada in May with a bang and sold 456 cars after a flurry of deliveries at the end of the month, according to vehicle registration data compiled by IHS Auto. Model 3 sales in Canada continued building through June. sales CanadaThe evidence points to Tesla boosting Model 3 deliveries to Canada for two reasons. First, sending.

2018 61

Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Overall, Nissan’s record crossover and SUV sales were led by a 94% improvement in Latin America and 16% improvements in both North America and China. The Kicks benefited from its first full year of sales in Mexico, Latin America and China, reaching nearly 109,000 sales worldwide.

2018 106

Tesla expects 200,000th U.S. sale this year, electric-car tax credits to start phaseout

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sales of electric cars that qualify for the full federal tax credit of $7,500? sales incentives Tesla Motors tax credit New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV It's been a topic of discussion for years: What will happen when a carmaker reaches the cap on U.S. That number is 200,000; after the rest of that calendar quarter and the one following, the credit is halved for a further two quarters. Rough calculations indicate that.

Plug-in electric-car sales for May: Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Prime lead

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After a slow month in April, sales of the Nissan Leaf came roaring back in May. sales New car salesNissan sold 1,576 Leafs in May, up from 1,171 the month before. The Leaf also had a record month in Canada, selling 906 units north of the border. It is worth noting that this achievement was accomplished with the redesigned Leaf's 151-mile battery. A 220-mile battery.

2018 60

Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

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But the sales arc of what has grown to be a family of Prius. sales Fuel Economy New car sales Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prius LiftbackThe Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. Launched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars.

2018 74

China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the U.S.

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Compared to previous years, overall car-sales growth in the U.S. China sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV has all but plateaued at around 17.5 million. China is doing little better, with growth reaching just 3 percent for 2017. But the Chinese new-vehicle market is undergoing a seismic shift in which types of cars are sold. Want proof? China sold 777,000 new-energy.

2018 75

Electric car sales remain ahead of hybrids after five years

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DON'T MISS: Electric Car Sales? sales New car sales plug-in carsSometimes, it's all about a chart. A recent survey of car buyers suggests that consumer interest in electric cars is rising, and is highest among young adults. They're the car buyers of the future, so that would seem to be good news for the long-term prospects of plug-in cars. Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank.

2016 87

Renault Zoe still dominates Europe electric-car sales; longer range boosts sales

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Europe sales France New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault ZoeAsk a North American driver to name companies that make electric cars, and you'll probably hear Tesla, maybe Nissan, and perhaps Chevy or BMW or Toyota. Chinese drivers may be more likely to say BYD (and perhaps Tesla), but Europeans will likely name Renault. And Tesla.) The Renault Zoe, now in its fifth year but entirely unknown to U.S.

2017 67

Cumulative plug-in vehicle sales topped 500K units in US in September

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Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles in the US topped 500,000 units in September, according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric vehicle sales have been accelerating in 2016. Monthly and cumulative PEV sales in the US.

2016 140

Global debut of Buick Enspire electric concept SUV in China; GM China sales up 2% in February, Buick up 4%

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GM China sales in February. Sales were up 2% from a year earlier. Sales in the first three months of 2018 increased 8% on an annual basis to 986,052 units. Sales of the Excelle GT sedan, the most popular Buick model, reached nearly 24,000 units.

2018 97

BMW Group sells more than 1M vehicles in first 5 months of 2018; 4.7% electrified; electrified sales up 41%

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These factors contributed to a slight decrease in the company’s monthly sales in May (204,041 / -2.1%). Of the total, sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles accounted for 46,849 units—an increase of 41.0% of all BMW brand sales.

2018 90

Should Tesla report monthly sales like other carmakers? Poll results

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To those of us who cover the world of electric cars, Tesla's refusal to release its sales data in the conventional format is a continual irritant. Starting in June 2012, when the company said it didn't plan to release monthly sales because its backers didn't care, Tesla Motors has provided only partial data. sales Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars Polls

2016 79

For six months, one in five Prius sales has been a plug-in hybrid

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A funny thing happened to Toyota Prius hybrid sales last month. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why In the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Prius PrimeAlmost one in three Prius hybrids sold in the U.S. were the Prius Prime model—the one with a plug. Toyota may be the large automaker least friendly to cars that plug in, so what's that all about?

2018 63

Plug-in electric car sales in Feb higher than Jan lows, still in winter doldrums

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Sales of plug-in electric cars tend to be lower during the winter months, unlike the rest of the market, and February was little exception to that rule. After a whiz-bang December that took 2017 sales to their highest-ever number—just under 200,000 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sold in the U.S.—January sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 63

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

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The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle market—which may have reached 1.75 The Volt tallied 555 March sales, Canada’s second-best single-month total for any model, second only to. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

2018 57

Plug-in electric car sales for March: Prius Prime romps, monthly data an endangered species? (update)

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The monthly report on sales of plug-in electric cars may well have come to a close this month. General Motors, makers of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt, said it will only release sales figures quarterly starting after its Tuesday release of deliveries for the month of March. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 59

Plug-in electric car sales for Jan fall after year-end surge

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sales of plug-in electric cars than any previous year, expectations for 2018 sales are running even higher. The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be available in all 50 states for a full year, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf with a 151-mile range is now on sale, and of course the Tesla Model 3 will be a factor. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While 2017 saw higher U.S.

2018 62

Plug-in electric car sales for Aug: Bolt EV leads Prime, Volt lower

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. sales are reported. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV In August, Chevy delivered 2,107 Bolt EVs, the first time the car had sold more than 2,000 units in a month after entering the market in mid-December last year. Close.

2017 75

Sales-weighted new-car fuel economy stuck at 25 mpg, for fourth year in a row

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For 2017, sales-weighted new-car fuel economy landed at 25.2 sales Fuel Economy New car sales EPA RatingsEven as vehicles become more fuel-efficient, the unending market shift toward crossover utilities, SUVs, and trucks kept the overall average U.S. new fleet efficiency stagnant for the fourth year in a row. mpg, an improvement over 2016 of just 0.1 The last time there was any.

2018 67

California trend: hybrid sales sink, plug-in electric cars soar

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It also led in national sales of hybrid cars for many years. sales California New car sales plug-in carsCalifornia has always been a bellwether for automotive trends, and it leads every other state by far in the volumes of plug-in electric cars sold. In fact, for several years running, the Toyota Prius was the single most popular passenger car sold in the state—setting it well apart.

2017 67

Toyota sold 1.52 million electrified vehicles in 2017, three years ahead of 2020 target; cumulative sales >11.47M

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Additionally, cumulative sales of electrified vehicles now exceed 11.47 million, which represents a reduction of more than 90 million tons of CO 2 compared to sales of equivalent conventional vehicles. Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota electrified passenger vehicles.

2018 106

Plug-in electric car sales for Oct: steady before Bolt EV, Prius Prime arrival

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued at roughly the same pace as in previous months, at least among vehicles for which sales were reported. The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid continued a strong if not spectacular year, with 2,191 sales in October for a 10-month total of 18,517. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 87

Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

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Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 87

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-July 2017

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The data has been crunched and the latest round of sales figures has arrived for a look at European electric and plug-in hybrid sales through the month of July. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids EU New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With another month on the books, Europe still continues to choose one specific electric car and one plug-in hybrid over all the other choices. The two cars topping each list have remained.

2017 70

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

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The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months. Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 83

Electric cars now 5 percent of California new-car sales: report

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sales zero emissions California New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV California continues to lead the country in adoption rates for cars that plug in, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models. The state offers numerous local and statewide incentives, and many utility companies reward customers for choosing an electric car over a fossil-fuel powered vehicle. Combined, it's made for a very electric-car.

2017 78

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan 2017

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It's a new year, and that means a reset of the tally of European electric-car sales. The Renault Zoe accumulated 2,602 sales in the first month of the year. DON'T MISS: Nissan e-NV200 beats Renault Kangoo ZE in electric van sales in Europe. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in carsIn January, the top-selling European-market electric car of 2016 maintained its status for one more month.

2017 62

Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

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Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe.

2018 82

Plug-in electric car sales to double in 2018: predictions

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Not only are sales rising, so is consumer interest: according to a survey by AAA, shoppers’ interest in electric and plug-in hybrid cars is now neck to neck with that of pickup trucks. sales New car sales plug-in cars AAA Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Despite a slower-than-expected start, plug-in electric cars are gaining momentum on the North American market.

2017 63

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for Jan: Outlander has landed (plus 2017 analysis)

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The company sold 174 of its plug-in hybrid SUV in its first full month on sale, representing about 30 percent of overall Outlander sales. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV helped the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market to its first 1,000-unit January last month.

2018 57

Plug-in electric car sales in Sept: Volt steady, Leaf higher

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in September chugged along steadily, with consistent sales from the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid and a stronger number for the Nissan Leaf battery-electric car. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carChevrolet logged 2,031 deliveries of its Volt hatchback, likely now almost all the new second-generation model, raising the year-to-date total to 16,326. That's.

2016 86

Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

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Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids Norway New car sales plug-in carsThe Scandinavian country may be the friendliest for electric cars in the world, thanks to a combination of aggressive incentives, well-developed charging infrastructure, and a citizenry committed to lowering carbon emissions. Thanks to this unique array of circumstances, electric.

Tesla sales: how much do rebates matter to buyers in Canada?

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Two years ago, this site analyzed the impacts on electric-car sales in British Columbia when funding for. sales rebates Canada incentives Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The government of Ontario amended its plug-in electric vehicle incentive program in March, eliminating incentives for vehicles with a recommended price of $75,000 or more. What effect will this have on demand for Tesla’s Model S and X?

2018 55

DOE: China alone accounted for 42% of global plug-in vehicle sales in 2016

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About 756,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were sold in the world in 2016, with 95% of those sales in China, Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE). China alone accounted for 42% of sales (316,800 units).

2017 98

U.S. passed half a million plug-in electric-car sales in September

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in December 2010, when the Nissan Leaf and the first-generation Chevrolet Volt went on sale. sales New car sales plug-in carsModern plug-in electric cars first became available in the U.S. Shortly after that, in his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set the goal of putting 1 million such cars on U.S. roads by 2015. Regrettably, that goal was not reached.

2016 87

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Nov 2017: the vaulting Chevy Volt

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The achievement is even more impressive considering Canadian car sales dropped by 15 percent between the two months, as the industry enters its slow season. The November Volt sales are more than the 536. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV A record 582 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrids were sold in Canada last month, two months after Chevy delivered a then-record 483 Volts in September.

2017 60

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-April 2017

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Electric vehicle sales are holding steady in Europe; the latest sales data shows popular battery electric vehicles remain popular. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in carsPlug-in hybrids continue to hold their own as well, according to data aggregated from numerous individual national markets. The Renault Zoe, in particular, continues to sell quite well. DON'T MISS: European electric.

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