The Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf had very strong US sales in September. The Volt, Chevy’s electric vehicle (EV) with extended range, sold 2,851 units, helping to make September GM sales the best since 2008, according to Autoblog Green. A total of 210,245 GM vehicles were sold last month. September’s Volt sales also just nudged August’s, when 2,831 Volts were sold.
Meanwhile, September Nissan Leaf sales were up compared to August. The number of units sold for Nissan’s EV were 984, up compared to 685 in August. This was actually quite similar to its September 2011 sales of 1,031.
Source: Autoblog Green
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