Nissan Group announced Thursday that US sales of its all-electric Nissan Leaf grew 31 percent last year compared to 2017, despite an overall, 6.2 percent decline in the automaker's sales for the 2018 calendar year.
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Over the course of the year, Nissan sold nearly 1.5 million vehicles, and for the third consecutive year, the Nissan Rogue was the company's top-selling model, accounting for 412,110 sales, an increase of 2 percent for the year.
Nissan sold 14,715 Leafs in 2018, compared to 11,230 in 2017. It sold 1,667 of them in December alone. That was a dramatic improvement from December 2017, when it only sold 102 Leafs Nationwide.