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06 06 2017 01

This year's steady jump in demand for hybrids and plug-ins, which continued into May, was once again lead by the domestic automakers. US green-car sales last month rose about 15 percent from a year earlier to almost 43,000 vehicles, while plug-in vehicle sales surged about 45 percent to almost 15,000 units.

In addition to Tesla, which continues to boost sales but doesn't publish monthly metrics, Ford and General Motors each performed well in May. Green-car sales for the Blue Oval rose 56 percent from a year earlier to 9,221 vehicles, as Fusion Hybrid sales more than doubled, while Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid sales jumped 77 percent.

Up the road, General Motors increased green-car sales by 50 percent to 3,964 vehicles. Notably, the Chevrolet Bolt electric-vehicle model had a record month, tallying 1,566 unit sold in May. While the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in sales fell slightly to 1,817 units, Chevy Malibu Hybrid sales doubled to 493 units.

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