Chevy Volt Sales Soar As Nissan Leaf Sinks

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of silence coming from right-wing pundits and politicians who became very vocal critics of the Chevrolet Volt in the past year. What has them shutting their collective yappers? Sales of the Chevy Volt have consistently risen every month this year, with over 1,800 sold last month, and over 10,000 sold so far in 2012. It seems that despite the vitriol directed its way, customers are finding their way to the Volt.

The Nissan Leaf is a different story however, with sales falling off of a cliff. What exactly is happening here?

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Chevy Volt Outsells Nissan Leaf In October, Breaks 5,000 Total Sales

Has the Chevy Volt’s time finally come? Could be, as reports are now filtering in the GM’s plug-in hybrid has, for the first time, outsold the Nissan Leaf in monthly sales. But can GM still hit its goal of 10,000 Volt sales by the end of 2011?

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Green News Roundup: Friday, September 30th, 2011

It’s the end of another work week, which means…the weekend! So let’s end on a positive note with some upbeat green news stories, eh? Nissan Leaf sales surge to over 7,000 this year, five shovel-ready infrastructure projects to do now, and Fisker says it will fulfill most of its Karma pre-orders by the end of the year.

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The Leaf Continues to Outsell the Volt as Fall Approaches

Nissan’s total sales of the Leaf Electric car have hit 6,187 since December. In comparison, Chevy has sold only 3,498 Volts in the United States in the same time frame, a nearly 2-1 ratio in favor of the leaf.

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