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The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. The old saying “In like a lion, out like a lamb” (with apologies to the lion population) proved true in March. Sales in the overall […]

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With global sales of more than 100,000 units and U.S. sales approaching 50,000, Nissan felt the need to highlight its Leaf EV owners and inspire the next 100,000 Leaf buyers. To do so, Nissan said it has launched a new digital program called “Real Owners. Real Questions.” Through this website, current Leaf owners share their […]

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If you’re in the market for a new car, could an all-electric model possibly fit the bill? Given yet-modest EV sales in America, undoubtedly many people would answer “no,” or they lack sufficient information to say “yes.” Last month, a national survey by the Union of Concerned Scientists found 25 percent of American households could […]

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It’s been said of the still-new breed of “plug-in vehicles” that the proverbial horses have broken past the gate, there’s no putting them back, and more precisely, during 2013 these “horses” crested past the one-third million global unit mark. Counting reported registrations and sales of plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles since a few came to […]

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What are our five favorite alternative energy cars this year? Before we get to that, there are undoubtedly many passenger vehicles worthy of consideration, and some even meet needs our top picks would not. Also, unlike other “green car of the year” type selections, the vehicles that make our list need not be mass-market sellers, […]

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Steve Marsh of Kent, Wash., has just celebrated 100,000 all-electric miles driven in his Leaf. Marsh purchased his Nissan Leaf early in 2011 for his 130 mile-roundtrip daily commute making him one of the first adopters of the car launched in Dec. 2010. Nissan says he has (naturally) used no gasoline in the all-electric car, creating […]

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Nissan’s Leaf electric motor magnetic wire is now sourced in the U.S. Nissan is working on finding more and more ways to localize its Leaf production in the U.S. When the vehicle first became available in December 2010, the car was fully manufactured in Japan. In January 2013, Nissan ramped up production of the Leaf […]

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Atlanta has become one of the hottest markets for plug-in vehicles, particularly for Nissan, but electric car owners had better take care before assuming everyone just gets it. Case in point: Last week, a man was arrested after plugging his Nissan Leaf into a local school’s 110-volt outlet and taking about 5 cents worth of […]

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In a move to boost sales of its Leaf EV, Nissan UK is introducing the Nissan CARE-EV program aimed at easing EV ownership fears. Nissan describes the new plan as a comprehensive customer commitment to dramatically improve the ownership experience of a Nissan Leaf. The Nissan CARE-EV Leaf customer commitment scheme, said Nissan, makes five […]

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Nissan’ Leaf electric vehicle has for the first time claimed the number one spot in Norway’s passenger car sales chart. Nissan announced today that in October, the zero-emission family car outsold all of its internal combustion engine, hybrid and electric rivals, taking almost 6 percent of the total passenger vehicle market. Nissan’s mid-cycle-refreshed Leaf, which […]

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