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Once More: Low Gas Prices Don't Hurt Electric-Car Sales

By John Voelcker 898 views Jan 27, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Data is important. Data on the effects of changing economic factors is very important to the car industry. Which is why it's disappointing to see a Nissan executive repeating the canard that falling gas prices can hurt sales of plug-in electric cars. DON'T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales Continue Rise In 2014: 100,000-Plus Last Year In an interview, Nissan's North American vice president for product planning, tells trade journal Ward's Auto that, "with (oil at) $47 a barrel, it makes [selling electric cars] even more challenging." It's a side comment to the main point of the story, but it's regrettable. 2015 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo The main point of the Ward's story was Loing saying that when Nissan has sold 200,000 electric ca...

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