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.