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January 2019 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

A little over 17,000 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles were sold in January 2019. For plug-in hybrids, Honda sold the highest number of cars for the month, selling 1192 of its Clarity PHEV. Toyota had the second highest selling plug-in hybrid nameplate for the month—the automaker sold 1123 units of its Prius Prime. For full electric vehicles, Tesla continued to…

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Plug-in hybrids lead the market

Though electric vehicles have received significantly more press in recent years, plug-in hybrids still lead their full electric competitors when affordability is taken into account, according to a new report from John Goreham at Torque News. As Goreham points out, Tesla’s full electric vehicles have the highest share of the market, but the vehicles are beyond the reach of the…

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December 2018 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

Overall plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle sales increased for the month of December, with 49,900 total vehicles sold. The Honda Clarity PHEV led the month for plug-in hybrids, selling 2770 units. Toyota’s Prius Prime sold only eleven fewer units for the month. Both vehicles saw a month to month increase in sales. For full electric vehicles, Tesla’s Model 3 continued…

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November 2018 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

Overall plug-in sales, including those of battery electric vehicles, were up for the month of November, with 44,148 units sold. The Tesla Model 3 led the full-electric category, selling 18,650 vehicles for the month, followed by the Tesla Model X and Chevrolet Bolt EV in second and third place, respectively. For plug-in hybrids, 3930 units of the Chevrolet Volt were…

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October 2018 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

Overall plug-in hybrid sales decreased in October compared to September, but were up compared to this month last year. There were 34,094 plug-ins sold in October with the Toyota Prius Prime leading the category with 2001 vehicles sold. Honda was a close second, selling 1935 Clarity PHEVs in the month. For battery electric vehicles, Tesla continued to lead in sales.…

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September 2018 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

Overall plug-in hybrid sales increased for the month of September 2018, with 44, 589 PHEVs sold. The Toyota Prius Prime continued its dominance in the plug-in category, selling 2213 vehicles, an increase off of the previous month. The Honda Clarity PHEV was a close second, selling 2028 vehicles for the time period. For all electric vehicles, Tesla concluded its high-selling…

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Subaru debuting two hybrids in Europe, Asia, one in North America

At the Tokyo Motor Show this month, Subaru debuted two new hybrids: the 2019 Crosstrek e-Boxer Advance Hybrid prototype and the 2019 Forester e-Boxer Hybrid. According to Torque News, the vehicles will be sold first in Japan, with a launch in Europe to follow. For the U.S. and North America market, Subaru plans to launch the Crosstrek Plug-In which will…

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Edmunds: Best hybrid cars for 2018

Edmunds has released its list of top hybrid cars for 2018. The automotive industry research group rates each car after putting it through an in-depth testing process. For standard sedan hybrids, the 2018 Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion hybrids took the top spots with each receiving four out of five stars. The 2018 Lexus RX 450h received the…

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June 2018 Hybrid Car Sales Report

Hybrid Cars has released its monthly sales numbers for hybrid and electrified vehicles for June 2018. Overall sales decreased from May, but increased over this month last year. Tesla, Toyota and Ford had particularly good months, with Honda’s new models also performing well. Tesla’s increased production numbers in the month of June contributed to its high sales total for the…

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Crosstrek PHEV to have limited distribution

The new Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid will hit showrooms this fall, but only in select states. In order to comply with California’s zero-emission vehicle regulations, the hybrid from Subaru will only be sold in the ten states that have implemented the regulations. According to Torque News, the PHEV will be sold in Maryland, but Subaru has yet to officially confirm this.…

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