US Cumulative Vehicle Sales By Powertrain Through 2020 March 18, 2021
Through 2020, the US cumulative vehicle in operation stock is well less than 3% for the combined vehicle powertrains of hybrids, BEVs, PHEVs, and FCEVs.
US Hybrid Versus EV (BEV & PHEV) Sales: 2010 – 2020 March 17, 2021
New BEV + PHEV sales almost matched regular hybrids in 2018; But then hybrid sales significantly outpaced EVs in 2019 and 2020.
EV Sales Share By State February 23, 2021
In these new charts I show the sales share for the period of January 2019 through September 2020.
Average US Gas Prices + Houston and Los Angeles: 2011-2021 February 19, 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
Jaguar to Go All Electric in 2025 – Recent Sales May Be A Reason February 17, 2021
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced that its Jaguar brand will become an EV-only brand beginning in 2025. At least in the US, this is likely a
GM’s EV Sales: 2010 to 2020 February 9, 2021
With the killing of the Chevrolet Volt, GM’s US EV sales have actually declined 3 straight years. And surprisingly, in only 3 years has GM
US New EV Sales Share Estimated to Reach 2.35% January 31, 2021
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
2019 – 2020 ICE and EV Sales Change in Selected Countries and Regions January 30, 2021
The International Energy Association (IEA) recently released a fascinating chart that compares ICE and EV sales across various countries and regions for the years 2019
Up and Down Effect on EV Sales From the Phase Out and Loss of Federal Tax Credit November 27, 2020
There are lots of factors affecting sales of individual EV models in the US – range, cost, brand, attractiveness, access to fast charging networks, competitive
Legacy Automakers Are Critical to Meet Various Group’s 2030 EV Goals November 26, 2020
Various groups such as the new EV lobbying group Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) have a direct or indirect
Honda: Disappearing From the EV Scene September 29, 2020
In 2018, Honda had one of the hottest-selling EVs in the US (and especially California), with the plug-in hybrid version of its Clarity sedan ranking
Global Electric Vehicle Stock Reaches 7.2 Million June 16, 2020
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has just released its latest Global EV Outlook 2020 report, and pegs the global EV (BEV + PHEV) stock at 7.2 million.
US Grid Renewable vs Non-renewable & EV vs Gas/Hybrid Auto Cumulative Stock June 8, 2020
The AWEA forecasts that the US grid will reach 51% renewables in 2030 from 19% in 2019 versus our forecast that the US EV cumulative stock will reach nearly 8% in 2030 from 0.5% in 2019.
How Are the Recent EV Entrants to the US Market Selling? August 15, 2019
While still early, only the Audi e-tron is seeing any significant sales volume averaging around 750 units per month for May through July. The Hyundai Kona and Kia Niro BEVs remain poor sellers, though likely due to lack of supply rather than weak consumer interest.
US Top 8 Selling EVs: Jan-July 2019 August 15, 2019
Of the top 8 selling EVs in the US, YTD only the Honda Clarity PHEV has a lower trailing 3 months sales level versus the YTD average. The Tesla Model 3, however, is averaging roughly 4,600 more sales the last 3 months versus the YTD monthly average.