Statistic of the Week: US EV Sales Percentages of Total Vehicle Sales By Brand

Top 10 Brands EVs - Percent of US Vehicle Sales

Tesla is the undisputed king of electric vehicle (EV) sales, but which brands actually have a sizable percentage of their total vehicle sales in the US from EVs? You might be surprised at how some of the auto brands stack up. Using data from and InsideEVs Monthly Plug-In Sales Scorecard, we analyzed the Q1 […]

Stats of the Week: US & Calif. EV Sales vs Hybrids 2011-2017

US Advanced Tech Vehicle Sales 2011-2017-Units

It is no secret that California is one of the leading markets in the world for electric vehicles and in 2017 consumers in the state purchased more BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs than hybrid vehicles for the first time since 2011, when tracking began. Analyzing data from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers – Advanced Technology Vehicle […]

Statistics of the Week: Comparing Vehicle Ranges for Gas, BEV and PHEV Models

Range - Gas-BEV-PHEV-1.27.18

Will vehicle range be the biggest hurdle to achieving adoption of electric vehicles by late adopters and laggards in the US? Cost of EVs, availability of attractive models of the type US consumers want (SUVs, CUVs, pickups), adequate charger availability and acceptable charging times should arrive in the next 10 years. And an average range […]

EV Statistics of the Week: Historical US EV Sales, Growth & Market Share

US EV Sales 2008-2017-InsideEVs

US vehicle sales numbers are in for 2017 and so this week we’ve captured and compared light and electric vehicle sales, growth and market share since 2011. For the first time in US history, sales of EVs – both plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) – finished above the 1 percent market share […]

Statistics of the Week: US Electric Vehicle Charging Stations/Outlets, Sites and Networks

Charger Network Station Market Share - Pie Chart-12.31.17

How many electric vehicle charging stations (outlets/connections) and locations (sites) are there in the US? Which charging network companies have the most locations and stations? To answer these and other questions, we’ve downloaded and analyzed the data (as of December 31, 2017) from the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) Alternative Fueling Station Database maintained (see […]

EV Statistics of the Week: PHEVs By the Numbers

Current PHEVs Table - Top of Chart

While plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are often derided by electric vehicle purists, they are actually quite popular both with consumers and automakers. As I wrote in the CleanTechnica article, “10 Ways Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Play A Key Role In The Transition To Pure BEVs,” PHEVs are vital to a future of pure BEVs. Following is a […]