US New EV Sales Share Estimated to Reach 2.35%

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While final US EV sales for 2020 are not yet available (there is no official source as in many European countries), I’m estimating that the EV sales share of new vehicles reached 2.35%. My forecast from a few months ago of 345,285 would be an 8% YOY increase an especially impressive during a pandemic year when overall new vehicle sales only reached an estimated 14,665,787.


PHEVs with 16 kWh or larger battery qualify for $7,500 tax credit

Six PHEVs Currently Qualify for the Maximum $7,500 Federal EV Tax Credit

There are six PHEVs that currently qualify for the $7,500 maximum tax credit, and their electric range is from a low of 21 miles for the Jeep Wrangler 4xe to a high of 65 miles for the Polestar 1. They also range in MSRP from about $38,000 for the Toyota RAV4 Prime to $165,000 for the Polestar 1. 


DCFC Locations, Ports and Ratio: Tesla vs. Other Networks

At the end of August, the Tesla Supercharger network reached 11,125 DC fast charger ports across the US, accounting for 57.1% of all DCFC ports. With 1,118 locations, however, the Supercharger network accounted for only 20.1% of the total DCFC locations. 

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