Five years after the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt first went on sale, plug-in vehicles represent slightly less than 1 percent of U.S. new-car deliveries. With about 200,000 sold, the Leaf is the world's most popular electric car. But which carmaker sold the most cars with plugs last year, worldwide? The answer may surprise you. DON'T MISS: China Built 25,000 Electric Cars & Plug-In Hybrids In June 2015 Alone First, the known suspects: BMW, Ford, GM, Nissan, and Tesla. BMW said it sold "around 30,000" of its i3 and i8 in 2015, globally. Ford's plug-in hybrid Fusion and C-Max Energi models...
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