June 2012 Plug-in Vehicle Sales
Chevrolet Volt was the best-selling plug-in electric vehicle in the U.S. in June, topping Toyota’s Prius Plug-in and Nissan’s all-electric LEAF.
General Motors sold 1,760 plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles in June, more than triple it sold in the same month last year.
In the first half of 2012, GM sold 8,817 Chevrolet Volt EVs, over 300 percent year over year. It already has topped Volt sales for all of 2011, which were about 7,600.
June sales were up over the 1,680 Volts sold in May. Its all-time high was in March, with 2,289 units sold.
Deliveries of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid totaled 695 units in June, down from 1,086 in May and 1,654 in April.
Meanwhile, Nissan sold only 535 LEAF EVs in June. For the first six months, Nissan has sold 3,418. That's down 19 percent over the same period in 2011.
Mitsubishi sold 33 'i' electric minicars in June, while Ford, Fisker, Tesla and Coda didn’t provide sales numbers.
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