Total electric vehicles sales in August were an estimated 11,363, the U.S. Department of Energy reports. This is a huge increase from the 7,442 electric vehicles sold in July and the 8,742 sold in June, which was the previous all-time high.
Consumers have been flocking to EVs as many of the models have become more affordable. The top-selling EV in August was the Chevy Volt, which sold 3,351 units. It was followed by the Nissan Leaf at 2,420 units, the Toyota Prius PHEV at 1,791 units, and the Tesla Model S at 1,700 units.
The Electron Global Fund was up 2% for September, bringing its third-quarter return to -1.7% and its year-to-date return to 8.5%. Meanwhile, the MSCI World Utilities Index was down 7.2% for September, 1.7% for the third quarter and 3.3% year to date. The S&P 500 was down 4.8% for September, up 0.2% for the third Read More