Just A Fad? EV Sales Crater In Januar...

Just A Fad? EV Sales Crater In January As Consumers Begin Weighing Total Cost Of Ownership

There are 5 comments on the AutoSpies story from Feb 4, 2013, titled Just A Fad? EV Sales Crater In January As Consumers Begin Weighing Total Cost Of Ownership. In it, AutoSpies reports that:

S. plug-in electric cars started 2013 slowly, as sales of the Chevrolet Volt, the Toyota Prius Plug-In and Nissan Leaf each had deep dropoffs in January from December.

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AC Points

Eugene, OR

#1 Feb 5, 2013
In the US this is largely a result of the large tax credits. It will make December sales artificially high and January sales artificially low.
Pete

Grand Rapids, MI

#2 Feb 6, 2013
AC Points wrote:
In the US this is largely a result of the large tax credits. It will make December sales artificially high and January sales artificially low.
Wifey says:
That's very true...

it's also because obama wants to sell his volt...

why else do you think gas prices are so high.

Too Funny.
Volts for Dolts

Newtown, CT

#3 Feb 6, 2013
Volt sales tank in January to 1,140 units. Even with the ripoff $7,500 tax credit Obama can't sell that scamobile; look for more assembly line shutdowns from gubamint motors.
WTFwiththat

Pittsburgh, PA

#4 Feb 13, 2013
Pete wrote:
<quoted text>
Wifey says:
That's very true...
it's also because obama wants to sell his volt...
why else do you think gas prices are so high.
Too Funny.
Wifey says: your a POS.
iluvmyVolt

Santa Clara, CA

#5 Feb 23, 2013
Volts for Dolts wrote:
Volt sales tank in January to 1,140 units. Even with the ripoff $7,500 tax credit Obama can't sell that scamobile; look for more assembly line shutdowns from gubamint motors.
According to the Kiplinger Investment Group, the Volt is an excellent buy. You will recoup your cost against a like optioned Cruze in 5 years.

This is without the Credit:

"Perhaps the biggest surprise is that although the Volt and Leaf have stratospheric sticker prices -- nearly double those of the gas-engine Chevrolet Cruze LTZ and Nissan Versa S hatchback -- both have pretty low five-year ownership costs. The Volt’s costs come within $1,600 of the Cruze’s and the Leaf is only $800 more than the Versa over five years."
http://www.kiplinger.com/article/cars/T009-C0...

European car sales tanked to a record low in January.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/20/business/gl...

http://www.businessinsider.com/european-car-s...

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788...



What happens when people call you out on your lies with verifiable links is that nobody believes you in the future. They will think that you are a liar.

Perhaps you didn't know that the whole industry slumped, eh?

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