Highest EV Sales on Record in California

Key Highlights:

California’s electric vehicle sales in the second quarter of 2021 grew by 161% over second-quarter sales in 2020.

So far through this year, 121,006 EVs were purchased with 61,948 of those occurring in Q2.

In Q2, over 1,016 public and shared charging stations and five hydrogen fueling stations were added in California.

Additionally, a total of 70 EV models are now available, up 3 from last count. View all the available makes and models here!

EV sales continue to grow and now comprise 10% of all new cars bought in California!

Current top selling EVs in California:

  •     Tesla Model Y
  •     Tesla Model 3
  •     Chevy Bolt Electric
  •     Toyota Prius Prime

The California Energy Commission—in collaboration with the California Air Resources Board—collects, evaluates and shares Department of Motor Vehicle data on a quarterly basis through the Zero Emission Vehicle and Infrastructure Statistics Dashboard.

These graphics can be accessed by directly clicking them below and through the Veloz EV Market Report page.