Ford reports it sold only 38 Focus EVs last month, after selling 89 in June. The Focus EV is only available in 3 states, but will debut in 19 states this fall. Ford has more to say about hybrid vehicles sales as well.
Another automaker is also having trouble with electric vehicle sales.
Ford also said hybrid sales have fallen. It sold 10,648 hybrids in the first seven months of the year, below the pace in 2011 when it sold 27,100.
Nissan Motor Co. said Wednesday it sold 395 Leafs in July, down 58 percent over July 2011. For the year, Nissan has sold 3,543, down 26.3 percent.