The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released a comprehensive new market analysis of the U.S. electric vehicle transition for January, February and March of 2022. The latest Get Connected Electric Vehicle Quarterly Report summarizes electric vehicle (EV) sales and purchasing trends across all 50 states.
· EVs represented 5.9 percent of overall light-duty vehicle sales (unchanged from Q4 2021);
· Almost 200,000 EVs were sold in Q1 in the U.S., an increase of 4.2 percent over the previous quarter and 54 percent over the same period in 2021;
· 79 EV models (cars, utility vehicles, pickups and vans) are available for sale in the U.S.;
· Top five states for EV sales: California (17.9 percent); the District of Columbia (13.5 percent); Washington state (9.7 percent); Oregon (9.4 percent); and Colorado (8.3 percent);
· Even with continued sales growth, EVs account for just under one percent of all registered light-duty vehicles on U.S. roads;
· Publicly available EV charging locations increased 20 percent since January 1, 2021 (113,793 charging ports).