05 Apr '17, 3pm

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

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

John Voelcker Apr 5, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2017 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Volume sales of plug-in cars, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models, began more than six years ago. 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 percentage of the U.S. or global vehicle markets. DON'T MISS: Electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics Plug-in sales of 12,000 to 15,000 a month are broken across a small number of cars selling at 1,000 or more per month, a handful at levels of 350 to 1,000, then a larger number with monthly sales below that. The first group comprises four battery-electric models and three plug-in hybrids: Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybr...

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