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.

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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

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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

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

More than 250,000 electrified BMW Group vehicles on the roads; BMW Group electrified sales up 52% in April

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Combined sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles were up 52% in April (9,831), bringing the total number of electrified BMW Group cars sold to over 250,000, said Pieter Nota, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Sales and Brand BMW. In the first four months of the year, BMW Group Electrified sales totalled 36,692 units, up 41.7% of all BMW Group sales are electrified, while in the US it’s 7.3%.

2018 71

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.

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

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 56

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

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

When will plug-in electric car sales exceed hybrid sales? Poll results

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The questions of whether and when sales of plug-in electric cars will resume their climb after a static 2015 are much on the minds of green-car advocates these days. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars PollsIt's taken as an article of faith that cars with plugs will grow as a proportion of the global market, ultimately supplanting large parts of the current gasoline fleet in decades to.

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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

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.

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Reseachers attribute suddent surge in China PEV sales to massive subsidies and huge non-monetary incentives

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Sales of plug-in vehicles (PEVs) in China—battery-electric and plug-in hybrid—suddenly soared 343% in 2015 to about 331,000 units—more than 3 times the number sold in the US that year. China and US PEV sales. The 10% sales tax on vehicles is waived for PEVs.

2017 104

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

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

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%

2016 81

BMW Group electrified global sales top 10,000 in single month for first time; up 64.2% YTD; 3.8% of total sales

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BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in September topped the 10,000 mark for the first time in a single month; a total of 10,786 (+50.5%) BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles were delivered in September, bringing the year-to-date total to 68,687 (+64.2%). Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles in the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded those achieved in the whole of 2016; the company’s electrified line-up comprises nine models. of total sales.

2017 60

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

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

Audi targeting sales of 800,000 BEVs and PHEVs in 2025

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—Bram Schot, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Audi AG. Audi aims to sell approximately 800,000 fully electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the year 2025. At today’s Annual General Meeting of Audi AG, the Board of Management is presenting the updated “Audi.Vorsprung.2025.” strategy.

2018 85

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

JATO Dynamics: US new vehicle sales down 1.9% in Q1; SUVs, pickups increase market share

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New vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2017 in US fell 1.9% Analysts had predicted a small increase for March sales but saw a decline despite reported high incentives spending. The segment decline in sales by 2.5 Market Background Sales

2017 85

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

Battery shortage interrupts Hyundai Ioniq Electric sales

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Just when it looked like sales might take off for a variety of electric cars, a global battery shortage has put a damper on sales of models from Hyundai. We got a heads up from a Canadian reader that customer orders for the Ioniq Electric in Canada have been put on hold due to a global shortage of battery supply. We confirmed the memo with Hyundai. Hyundai Kona Electric

2018 63

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

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

Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. The global turbo business is expected to reach almost $12 billion in industry sales in 2021.

2016 113

JATO: Tesla most popular global electric vehicle brand between January and September 2017; EV sales accelerating

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2017 represents a turning point in the adoption of electric cars, with sales in key regions increasing significantly. By comparison, there were 100,000 EV sales in Europe for the period January to September 2017, an increase of 42% when compared to the same period in 2016.

2017 78

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

BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to a new forecast published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Electric (Battery) Forecasts Plug-ins Sales

2017 85

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

T&E report: electric cars sales in Europe doubled in 2015; now at 1% market share

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EV sales have now reached the milestone of a 1% market share; figures for 2016 to date suggest significantly more than 200,000 plug-in vehicles will be sold in Europe this year. The T&E report found that the growth in sales matched the slow increase in the variety of electric cars.

2016 95

Volvo Trucks introduces its first electric truck for commercial use; sales and production start next year

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Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year. Volvo Trucks introduced its first battery-electric truck for commercial use: the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

2018 129

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

What happens to electric-car sales when tax credits sunset? Each maker differs

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General Motors sales Plug-In Hybrids GM incentives tax credit New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Toward the end of last year, electric-car shoppers began to think about a U.S. market without the $7,500 federal tax credit for their purchases of plug-in vehicles. While the tax credit ended up surviving the massive tax-cut bill passed in December, some automakers are still about to face the end of the incentive. As designed and implemented in.

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

Renault-Nissan Alliance EV sales hit 350,000 mark

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Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 350,000 electric vehicle since December 2010 when the Nissan LEAF went on sale. The distance and the amount of CO 2 are only collected from those Nissan LEAF EVs registered in the telematics system, which account for approximately 53% of total global sales (average projection). The United States, Japan and Europe accounted for 90% of LEAF sales, with the US leading the way with about 97,000 sales, followed by Japan (68,000) and Europe (61,000).

2016 78

Worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 9 million units; Prius family accounts for 63%

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the cumulative figures for global sales of its hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of 30 April. The Prius family still accounts for the majority of sales: 5.691 million units, or 63% of the total global cumulative number. Hybrids Sale

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