Smart Electric Drive, University of British Columbia campus, Vancouver [pohto: Matthew Klippenstein]
During September, another 145 Chevrolet Volts were sold in Canada–continuing the slow but steady arrival of plug-in electric cars onto the nation’s roads.
While this would ordinarily be enough to crown Chevy’s range-extended electric car with another first-place sales finish for the month, the coronation will have to wait, for two reasons.
First, the Smart Electric Drive has surged on the back of generous incentives in recent months.
August sales crested at 133. Now, a promotion that takes C$3,000 off the price means the car can be purchased for as little as C$15,490 when coupled with provincial incentives of C$8,500.
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