Electric Vehicle Market Share for California
With EV sales market share hovering around 50 percent of the entire US, California is key to EV adoption in the US.
Looking at the first 3 months of 2017 for California we see significant growth in pure battery electric (BEV) sales, with a jump to 2.7%. This is a significant milestone as BEVs have now crossed over from the Innovator stage (0-2.5%) and into the Early Adopter (2.5%-16%) phase of technology adoption.
Plug-in hybrid sales reached 2.1%, a nice 0.4 percentage point lift over the full-year 2016 of 1.7%. And combined PHEV and BEV sales climbed to 4,8% for Q1, compared to 3.6% for all of 2016.
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