2021 was an enormous yr for general electrical automobile gross sales within the US, however solely California (13.4%) and the District of Columbia (11.2%) had a mixed BEV and PHEV gross sales share of at the very least 10%.
With the supply of the EVAdoption EV & Hybrid Gross sales By State: 2021 knowledge file, we’re sharing just a few development charts to focus on a few of the traits you will see within the knowledge.
States By Different Powertrain Gross sales Share in 2021
When trying on the mixed gross sales of all different powertrain autos — gasoline cell EVs (FCEVs), BEVs, PHEVs, and common hybrids — 4 states and districts surpassed 20%: California (24.7%), District of Columbia (23.4%), Washington (21.9%), and Oregon (20.4%).
Solely 4 states exceeded 20% gross sales share for different powertrain autos, nonetheless, no states have been between 15%-19.9%, however a mixed 45 states have been between 5% to 14.9%. Different powertrain gross sales share for the US general was 11.5% in 2021, whereas the median throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia was 9.2% and the common was 10.5%.
BEV And PHEV Gross sales Share
Whereas BEV gross sales had a really robust 2021 within the US with an general 3.4% gross sales share, solely seven states had a BEV gross sales share of 5% or extra with California topping the record at at 10.1% and the one state to succeed in the ten% mark.
On the opposite finish of the spectrum, 27 states or 54% had a BEV gross sales share in 2021 of lower than 2% and eight of these states have been at lower than 1%. And 35 states or 68.9% of states have been under 3%.
Whereas California, District of Columbia, and Oregon aren’t any shock to occupy prime positions in EV gross sales share charts, 4 New England states — Vermont (2.7%), Maine (2.3%), Massachusetts (2.2%), and Connecticut (2.1%) — coming in on the quantity 4-7 slot is fascinating. Massachusetts (3.5%) is the very best ranked New England state for BEV gross sales share, adopted by Connecticut (3.33%) and Vermont (3.25%) and the quantity 14 and 15 slots. And Primary ranks twenty sixth for BEVs with a 1.6% BEV gross sales share.
We will solely speculate that the distinction in PHEV versus BEV gross sales share in these New England states is a results of a mixture or state incentives, chilly winters and snow, and the various out there crossovers and SUV PHEVs. In Maine, for instance, a number of standard PHEV SUVs/CUVs together with the Toyota RAV4 Prime and Ford Escape PHEV (amongst others) with out there all-wheel drive qualify for the Effectivity Maine rebates, albeit solely $1,000 versus the $2,000 for qualifying BEVs.
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