Posts Tagged: Ford C-MAX Energi

Plug-in vehicle sales set a new record in March

Please don’t tell any of the mainstream media, but US plug-in vehicle sales reached a new all-time high in March. Interestingly, pure EV sales (4750) outnumbered PHEV sales (3080), which, if its not just a temporary market gyration, would seem to be a reversal of the current conventional wisdom. In first place for March is… Read more »

February plug-in sales: Volt back on top, LEAF in short supply

As overall sales continue to be slow, the Chevrolet Volt regained its title of best-selling plug-in vehicle in the US with deliveries of 1,626 units in February. It was no surprise to see a large increase over January’s meager sales of 1,140, which GM attributed to a holiday production pause. Significantly, the latest number handily… Read more »

December 2012: best month ever for plug-in vehicle sales

Even as the mainstream press continues to insist that no one is buying plug-in vehicles, December set a new monthly sales record, as the three market leaders continue to battle for the top spot, and a couple of new entrants posted impressive early results.  The Chevrolet Volt rebounded from a weak November to sell 2,633… Read more »

November sales: Prius Plug-in takes lead, Volt drops to third place

The good news: 2012 plug-in vehicle sales may turn out to be triple the 2011 figure. The bad news: November’s total is down a little from October, and sales of the former front-runner, the Chevy Volt, took a big hit. The Volt sold 1,519 units in November, a steep decline from October, in which the… Read more »

GE buys 2,000 Ford PHEVs, companies to work together on electrification

General Electric (GE) plans to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX Energi PHEVs for its corporate fleet – Ford’s largest fleet sale of a plug-in model to date. The addition of the Fords means that GE now owns over 5,000 “alternative fuel” vehicles – its goal is to convert half its fleet. GE VP Mark Vachon says,… Read more »