30 Jan '12, 3pm

U.S. plug-in vehicle sales will jump fivefold this year to 100,000 units, report says

Nissan reckon they will only send about 20,000 Leaf cars to the US this year, so the vast bulk of these will be other manufacturers. That should change drastically in 2013, as the US plant ramps up to 150,000 a year. so the Michigan Research's figure of 140,000 for 2014 is essentially saying that electric and hybrid vehicle sales will be very poor, obtaining only a small portion of production, as presumably at least the 80,000 vehicles predicted for next year for makes other than Nissan will still be available for sale, so potential production of around 230,000 vehicles will be available, assuming no further increase at all for the other makes after 2013. IMO it all depends on the price of oil, and the collapse of the Euro and problems in China would reduce oil demand and prices considerably. Failing those reductions in demand for oil, then the price should ensure that ele...

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