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EV Sales for July are down

By on Aug 10, 2015 in Electric Vehicles |

For the second month in a row, EV Sales are down for both month-to-month and year-to-year sales.  As with last month, the causes are similar.

  • No major new introductions.  Just the new Mercedes S550 Plug-in Hybrid.
  • The end in production of Toyota plug-in vehicles in favor of fuel-cell vehicles that are not available yet.
  • The switch over of production in both the Volt and Leaf from 2015 to 2016 models that promise better range.
  • Even Tesla sales were below 2000 in July also as they prepare for the new model X.

With the manufacturers and consumers looking forward to new models and better ranges, EV sales will probably continue to move sideways or show decline until the fourth quarter.

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