="scottf200"New Plug-Ins with HOV access and announcement of Spark EV are going to take a bite out of the LEAF CA sales. If not this month then very soon...
Definitely not this month, not very soon, and probably never.
Total Spark EV production each year
(Whenever Spark EV production actually
begins) will only be a fraction of LEAF production each month
. And it will probably only be a few months after "2014" Sparks begin to trickle out, that the 2014 Infiniti BEV and 2014 LEAF, both with further advances in design, come to the market.
...Mark Reuss, the president of General Motors' North American operations, expects to sell only a few thousand electric Sparks -- mostly in California, because that’s “where the interest and infrastructure is.”
“The range has to grow and the cost of the battery has to come down” for electric vehicles to catch on with consumers, Reuss said.
GM has yet to announce the range for the Spark EV, but the automaker said it would be among the longest ranges of the battery electric vehicles on the market...
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I wonder if he means "few thousand"
for the 2014 MY, or for the entire production run?