Is this supposed to be a coincidence?
Sales of plug-in electric cars fell slightly in November, with continued steady sales of the Nissan Leaf not enough to make up for a decline in Chevy Volt numbers.
This month’s total may not quite equal last month’s plug-in sales of 6,784. The big unknown, however, is deliveries of the Tesla Model S–which Tesla won’t discuss.
With just a month left in the year, up to 50,000 electric cars are likely to find buyers during 2012–almost triple the 2011 total of about 17,500.
This year’s sales leader, the Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, logged 1,519 sales.
That brings the Volt’s total so far this year to 20,828, though the November number is barely more than half the October total of 2,961–a number helped bynow-expired sales incentives.