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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.

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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.

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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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Plug-in electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics

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The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid again took the crown among plug-in electric cars whose makers report monthly sales. A total of 2,132 Volts were sold in March, bringing its three-month sales to 5,563 units, higher than any other car with a plug over the same period. Its stablemate, the Chevy Bolt EV electric car, however, logged only 978 sales, a. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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

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U.K. electric-car sales finally take off after long lag

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After years of low sales and tepid government support, U.K. plug-in electric car sales are taking off, five years after the first modern electric cars hit the road. Sales steadily increased during 2015, but really took off in the first quarter of this year. Europe sales UK plug-in cars Car SalesFrom January through March, a total of 10,496 electric cars and plug-in hybrids were sold.

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Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

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Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of global sales. But Ghosn was widely pillored for his projections just a few years later, when Nissan Leaf sales proved slower than expected after its December 2010 launch. sales New car sales Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate

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vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. The Chevrolet Volt, for one, kept up its pace this year, with August sales of 2,081, for an eight-month total of 14,295 Volts delivered so far this year. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While U.S.

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Plug-in electric car sales in July: Volt passes 100,000 with strong numbers (updated)

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sales of plug-in electric cars: the 100,000th Chevrolet Volt was delivered. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Last month marked a major milestone for U.S. It's the first car with a plug in any segment to reach 100,000 units, and Chevy's justified in celebrating the occasion with a press release and a bit of fanfare. Both the Volt and the Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback went.

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Volkswagen Group returns to profitability with new record for sales revenue and operating result in 2016

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Sales revenue in fiscal year 2016 rose by €4.0 billion) was substantially higher than the prior-year figure (up 14%); the operating return on sales rose to 6.7% (6.0%). Improvements in the mix and the vigorous financial services business were the main contributing factors to the increase in the Group’s sales revenue (up 1.9%), more than offsetting negative exchange rate effects and declining unit sales in individual regions.

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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

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, December 2015: Tesla Model S-Capades

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Tesla's dominance in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales in December seems all but assured, given that its sales in the quarters ending in March, June and September were 250, 242, and 255 respectively. Those are the three highest single-month sales totals for any plug-in electric vehicle in Canada, and Tesla delivered 1.5 Green Canada New car sales plug-in cars sales

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Oct: New Volt Surges, Old Leaf Flat

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sales New car sales plug-in carsAt long last, a handful of lucky customers in selected areas drove home in brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volts last month. Sometime this month, full pricing and availability for the 2016 Nissan Leaf with its 107-mile range will be revealed. These two updated plug-in electric cars represent improvements on their predecessors; their long-impending.

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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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BMW says electrified models exceeding sales expectations, especially in Europe

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While 4% of all BMW sales in Western Europe in July were electrified vehicles, that percentage increases significantly in markets where innovative electric mobility is supported through financial and infrastructure measures. In Scandinavia, those figures are even higher, with the plug-in hybrid versions accounting for 45% of all BMW 3 Series sales and 55% of all BMW 2 Series Active Tourer sales. This brings year-to-date sales for the brand to 1,139,947, an increase of 5.6%

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Plug-in electric car sales for Feb: Volt outsells Prius Prime, Bolt EV, Leaf

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Once again, it's the first day of the month following a weekday sales close, when the auto industry turns its eyes to the sales charts emerging from all automakers (except Tesla). sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV For plug-in electric cars, the question this month remains the same as last month: how many Chevrolet Bolt EVs did GM deliver? As distribution of the first affordable.

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BMW crosses sales of 100,000 plug-in electric cars

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sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars BMW iAlmost exactly three years after the European launch of the i3 electric car in November 2013, BMW has reached a notable milestone in its electrification efforts. The German automaker says it has delivered 100,000 plug-in cars over the past three years. That figure encompasses both battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids. DON'T MISS: New 2017.

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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 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

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Leaf, Volt, Others Surge

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As spring arrives, sales of plug-in electric cars traditionally rise from their winter levels. Sales during the months of May through August are usually among the highest of the year, and at least for May, that rule is holding as strongly for 2015 as it did last year. DON'T MISS: Will 2015 Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed Last Year's Total? 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 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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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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Plug-in electric car sales in Dec: Bolt EV launches; Leaf, Volt rise

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As sales results trickle in from automakers throughout the day, industry analysts will be waiting to see whether enough buyers signed on the line to make 2016 a new record sales year. Among cars with plugs, however, the trend was clearly up—and December saw the first sales of the long-awaited 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 238-mile. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars

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Electric Cars To Be 35 Percent Of Global Sales By 2040: Energy Analyst

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And while that won't change immediately, energy-industry analysts believe a surge in electric-car sales could be just around the corner. Green Study future plug-in cars salesDespite steady progress over the past few years, electric cars still make up only a very small percentage of the tens of millions of new cars sold globally every year. Electric cars and plug-in hybrids could come.

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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

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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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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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European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-Jul 2016

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Once more, the Renault Zoe has maintained the title of best-selling electric car in Europe now that sales reports have been compiled through July. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Renault ZoeAs has been the case all year, the subcompact hatchback's only real competition for the top spot came from the Nissan Leaf, built by Renault's Japanese alliance partner. The Leaf still vastly outsells.

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PwC: electrified vehicle sales on the rise in Europe, continued growth expected

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PwC’s Autofacts group estimates sales of pure electric, plug-in mild and full hybrids will grow 433% to 2.2 Pure electric and plug-in hybrids vehicle sales grew 82.2% France increased mild and full hybrid sales 35.2% Electric (Battery) Europe Forecasts Hybrids Sales

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BYD electric-car sales may triple this year, Chinese maker says

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China's BYD eked out a global victory in electric-car sales last year, selling more plug-in cars than BMW, General Motors, Nissan, Renault, or Tesla. Green BYD China New Energy Vehicle New car sales plug-in cars salesThe company delivered nearly 62,000 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles last year, almost entirely in China. Now, the company projects that it may be able to sell close to three times that.

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Plug-in electric car sales for April 2016: Volt romps, Leaf stagnates

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After the usual winter doldrums at the start of the year, April proved to be a good month for plug-in electric car sales in the U.S. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV March was a record-breaking month, and as April results come in today and tomorrow, last month's pace seems to be robust as well. As usual, the two highest-volume cars for which we have reported data are the.

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European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-Dec 2016

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While the Nissan Leaf continues to lead in worldwide sales, the smaller electric car from Nissan's alliance partner has remained on top in its home market. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in carsThe Renault Zoe closed out 2016 as the best-selling electric car in Europe. These consistent performances have cemented the Renault-Nissan Alliance's position as the world leader in.

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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.

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, April 2016: Model S sales ludicrous

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The country's monthly auto sales topped 200,000 for the first time in history, and least two plug-in electric vehicles set sales records. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Canada New car sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars salesWith the Stanley Cup destined to be won by an American team for the 23rd straight year, Canadian hockey fans seemingly spent the month of April shopping.

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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 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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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 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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2017 Chevy Bolt EV sales could go as high as 80,000, says analyst

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The world's best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf, had its highest-sales year in the U.S. sales carpool California plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) hov High Occupancy Vehicle LanesThe question of how many electric cars can be sold in a single year remains a topic of hot debate as the U.S. market awaits the launch of the 200-mile Chevy Bolt EV at the end of this year. in 2014, when just over 30,000 Leafs were delivered. Despite a.

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Putting plug-in electric car sales in perspective: they're still very low

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Volume sales of plug-in cars, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models, began more than six years ago. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV From a first-year total of about 17,000 in 2011, they rose tenfold over five years, to roughly 160,000 last year in the U.S. But it's important to understand that despite their growth rate, cars with plugs still represent only a tiny.

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