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Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

So let's add this up for 2013:

Chevrolet Volt: 30,000

Chevrolet Spark: 3,000

Toyota Prius Plug-In: 12,000

Toyota RAV4 EV: 1,000

Nissan LEAF: 18,000

Ford Focus Electric: 2,000

Ford C-Max Energi: 12,000

Ford Fusion Energi: 12,000

Tesla Model S: 25,000

Honda Accord Hybrid: 6,000

Honda Fit Electric: 500

Mitsubishi i-MiEV: 500

Fiat 500 Electric: 1,000

BMW i3: 2,000

TOTAL estimate for 2013: 125,000

The total U.S. car market for 2013 is estimated at around 16 million. Therefore, the electric plug-in market would be 0.78% of the unit volume. Of course, as a percentage of revenue, the number would be higher, likely at 1% or more.

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