EV Sales Up 82% From 2013, Plug-In Hybrids Down 25%
Sales of all-electric vehicles were up 82% in September compared to 2013, the Sauder School reports, citing a post on the EVObsession blog.
“The recent trends are driven by affordable electric cars, like the Nissan LEAF, closing in on price parity with internal combustion engines,” Kazemi writes. “Infrastructure for electric cars has also expanded with the help of government incentives in cities across North America.”
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Plug-in hybrid sales were down 25%, “indicating a general shift as buyers leave the middle of the road and go fully electric,” she notes.