US Reaches Milestone of 2 Million EVs Sold

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Based on EVAdoption estimates, it is likely that in late July (or if not then, by early August), the US passed the 2 million cumulative electric vehicles sold milestone. Woot, woot.

At one level this is not impressive as there are more than 280 million vehicles in operation in the US and in recent years (excluding 2020 due to COVID-19) Americans have typically purchased 16-17 million new vehicles each year. 

But, it took 11 years from 2008 (when the Tesla Roadster was launched) until 2018 to reach the first 1 million EVs sold, but then only 3 more years to sell another 1 million and reach the 2 million total. As EV sales start to increase significantly, later this decade the US will see 2 million new EVs sold in only 6 months or less. You’ve come along way baby.


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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