Chevy Volt top selling electric car in the United States

(AP) - Americans have been slow to adopt electric cars. Here are the five top sellers in the U.S. this year, through August.

  Car 2012 Sales
Chevrolet Volt 13,497
Toyota Prius Plug-in 6,082
Nissan Leaf 4,228
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 403
Ford Focus Electric 169

Source: Auto companies, Autodata Corp.

Fisker Automotive says it has sold more than 1,000 Karma sports sedans in the U.S. since December but would not say how many were sold this year. Ford Focus Electric fleet sales started in December, but it was not in dealers until May.

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