Q1 2021 EV Sales Dashboard Consumer

Over 59,000 EV’s sold in California in Q1

3,000 New Chargers Installed

59,000 EV’s were purchased in Q1 in California compared to 131,240 in the U.S. making 45% of total national EV sales from California alone.

3,000 chargers and 2 hydrogen fueling stations were added for a total of 73,443 chargers and 47 hydrogen stations.  Not only is CA EV sales 9% of all cars bought in California but, EV’s also became our #1 export.

Key points from the most current California sales data for Q1 2021:

  • Q1 2021 is nearly 50% higher than Q4 2020
  • Q1 2021 is 35% higher than Q1 2020
  • CA EV sales reached 9% market share in Q1 2021.

The top selling Electric Vehicles in California in 2021 are:

  • 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. You can access the graphics on veloz.org.