In fact, the three highest monthly totals for EVs in Canada have come in the last three sales months - March, April, and May.

Canadians may not be quite as enamoured with electric vehicles as a country like Norway - where the Nissan Leaf alone is currently the third-highest selling vehicle so far in 2016 - but the latest sales numbers suggest we're quickly jumping on the EV bandwagon.

In its most recent sales roundup, Green Car Reports says that Canada sold its 20,000th plug-in vehicle in April, 2016, which is 18 months after the country reached 10,000 EV sales. Even more impressive is that the website believes EV number 30,000 will be sold just over a year later in July, 2017.

In fact, the three highest monthly totals for EVs in Canada have come in the last three sales months - March, April, and May. The Chevrolet Volt leads the sales charge in May, moving 270 units, while 121 Nissan Leafs were sold in the same month.

April holds a more complete picture of what did and didn't do well. The Tesla Model S sold 110 units, though that was way down compared to March, when 325 were moved. Volvo sold 69 XC90 PHEVs in April, and the Kia Soul EV wasn't far behind with 65 models sold.

The Cadillac ELR and Mitubishi i-MiEV fared far worse, with total national sales of one and two, respectively.

The niche Cadillac and Mitsubishi aside, it will be interesting to see where Canada stands on the EV front in the next few years. While some models have been discontinued recently, there are all sorts of choices on their way for Canucks.

Source: Green Car Reports

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