General Motors has sold 1,760 plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt vehicles in June, more than triple it sold in the same month last year.
In the first half of 2012, GM sold 8,817 Chevrolet Volt EVs, over 300 percent year over year. It already has topped Volt sales for all of 2011, which were about 7,600.
June sales were up over the 1,680 Volts sold in May. Its all-time high was in March, with 2,289 units sold.
Meanwhile, Nissan LEAF sales fell 69 percent in June, to 535. For the first six months, Nissan has sold 3,418 LEAFs. That’s down 19 percent over the same period in 2011.
Mitsubishi sold 33 ‘i’ electric minicars in June, while Fisker, Tesla and Coda didn’t provide sales numbers.
Ford reported selling 89 Focus Electric vehicles in June, bringing the total sold year-to-date to 97 (Ford sold 6 Focus Electric EVs in May and 2 in January). Ford also reported that it has produced 763 units of the battery-electric vehicle Jan-Jun 2012.