EVs Using the CHAdeMO Connector Have the Best EV to Charger Ratio in the US

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When looking at the ratio of the total sales from 2010 to 2021 of the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (the two CHAdeMO using EVs available in the US) to the number of DC fast chargers in the US, drivers of these CHAdeMO-using EVs actually have the best ratio of vehicles to chargers at 31 EVs to 1 DC fast charger.

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. 

Organizations, OEMs, and States With Goals to Phaseout ICE Vehicles in the US


Various US states have proposed or passed legislation to either ban the sale of ICE vehicles or establish goals of reaching 100% zero-emission vehicles by either 2030 or 2035. Additionally, a few automakers and now FedEx have stated their goals for the end of the internal combustion engine in their fleets. The following table is a high-level overview of 11 organizations and their goals and timing.

Current and Future Likely ZEV and/or LEV States

The Virginia Senate approved a bill allowing the State Air Pollution Control Board to adopt both California’s low-emission vehicle standards (LEV) and its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) standards that set binding targets for electric vehicle sales as a proportion of all sales by manufacturers in the state. ZEV and LEV standards can be confusing and are often construed […]

Average US Gas Prices + Houston and Los Angeles: 2011-2021


Gas prices are on the rise in the US in recent months, but using data from GasBuddy the average price of a gallon of gasoline is still within the range of average prices the last 6 or so years. And prices both nationally and in two extreme markets – Houston and Los Angeles – are well below […]

Up and Down Effect on EV Sales From the Phase Out and Loss of Federal Tax Credit

There are lots of factors affecting sales of individual EV models in the US – range, cost, brand, attractiveness, access to fast charging networks, competitive models, and more. In my latest EVAdoption analysis, the US federal EV tax credit in my opinion has NOT had a significant impact on EV sales – except during the […]