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Nissan Leaf far outselling Volt

Nissan has sold of its Leaf battery-powered electric this year. Chevrolet has 2,745 of the Volt, which is a plug-in hybrid.

Fans of the electric vehicles, rather plug-in hybrid models as the Volt, should be pleased, Mike Omotoso, an auto analyst at J.D. Power

The Leaf outselling the Volt the EV movement. The more Nissan the more Leafs people see on the road, and that might others to take the plunge and buy an vehicle, he said.

Indeed, the electric car market is to grow. Nissan and Chevrolet are up production. In addition, other have battery electric and offerings set to hit dealerships over the 18 months, including the Mitsubishi the Ford Focus Electric, the Prius plug-in hybrid, the Fit EV and a plug-in hybrid version of the Fit, according to market firm Automotive Lease

Leaf sales are helped by a cost — a sticker price at $33,630 compared with the $41,000. And the Leaf has an added for California buyers. It qualifies for a sticker, whereas the Volt is not to get that certification until through the 2012 model

Both vehicles qualify for a federal tax credit.

The Leaf and the Volt went on in small numbers late year. Currently the Volt is in just California, New York, Connecticut, Texas, New Jersey and D.C. GM plans to begin deliveries before the end of the year.

The is sold in California, Arizona, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and state. Nissan said it expand Leaf sales by the end of 2012.

One thing is clear the early sales numbers, drivers are passionate early who want to own their cars, if that means paying far than for a conventional gasoline car of size and with similar

Only 15% of Leaf drivers are advantage of the car’s lease About a third of Volt are leasing the car.

Before the introduction last year, analysts believed that of the sales would be lease because the vehicles were cars without any reliability or resale and trade-in track Leases leave Nissan and holding the risk of poor values and spotty reliability.

These are early adopters, who just can’t wait to get fingers on the car. They to be able to say they own the car, Oliver Hazimeh, an automotive consultant at PRTM.

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