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Nissan Leaf Accounted For 45% Of All Zero-Emissions Cars Sold In 2013

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The increasingly popular Nissan Leaf accounted for 45% of all zero emissions vehicles sold last year, with demand rising 77%, GreenBiz has reported.

The 2013 sales figures come from the Renault-Nissan alliance, and show that 48,000 Nissan Leafs were sold throughout the year. The all-electric car has been on the market for 3 years now, and last month reached the 100,000 total sales mark.

As I reported just yesterday, global production of electric cars is expected to rise 67% this year, including quite a few new models, so Nissan will have some more competition. However, many of the new models will be selling at a higher price point than the Leaf. The price of the Nissan Leaf actually dropped substantially in some markets last year. No doubt that has contributed to its growing popularity.

Via GreenBiz

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