Today we get a look at new green vehicle sales numbers for August 2015.
Gasoline and diesel prices have been suppressed long enough to hurt the green segements over the summer months.
Hybrids – Top Five Sell*ers in August 2015
Toy*ota Prius Lift*back – 10,450
Toy*ota Prius C – 3,844
Toy*ota Camry Hybrid – 3,314
Toy*ota Prius V – 3,119
Ford Fusion Hybrid – 2,441
Bat*tery Elec*tric – Top Five Sell*ers in August 2015
Tesla Model S – 1,600
Nis*san Leaf – 1,393
BMW i3 – 792
Volk*swa*gen e-Golf – 381
Fiat 500e – 370
Plug in Hybrid – Top Five Sell*ers in August 2015
Chevro*let Volt – 1,380
Ford Fusion Energi – 949
Ford C-Max Energi – 723
Toy*ota Prius Plug In – 344
BMW i8 – 210
Diesel – Top Five Sell*ers in August 2015
Ram Pickup Diesel – 4,093
Volk*swa*gen Pas*sat Diesel – 1,991
Volk*swa*gen Golf Sport*wa*gen Diesel – 1,977
Volk*swa*gen Jetta Diesel – 1,820
Volk*swa*gen Golf Diesel – 954
Insights from automotivedigest include:
- Toyota dominating the Hybrid space. The Prius leads all hybrid sales YTD as well as enjoying success on the used market.
- The Leaf and Volt are competing heavily once again. The Leaf had been leading prior to the introduction of the new Volt.
- The Model S is the most dominant EV in terms of sales and resale value.
- Clean diesels may be dangerous to EV's and hybrids. Clean diesel volume is now nearly twice that for all electric vehicles.