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Top 10 Regions For Electric Car Growth (In US) — Hotlanta Crushing It! (Updated)

Update (March 3, 7:30pm ET): the % growth of electric car sales in the top 10 cities was added (following the infographic).

ChargePoint, which has the largest and “most open” electric vehicle charging station network, last week released a list of the top 10 US regions in terms of electric vehicle (EV) sales growth. “The rank is based on percentage of growth from quarter 3 to quarter 4 of 2013 and numbers were retrieved from states’ motor vehicle departments,” ChargePoint states.

The Los Angeles region had the largest number of sales (over 5,000), but Atlanta (over 3,000 sales) absolutely crushed it in terms of EV growth (perhaps not surprising to regular CleanTechnica readers). Washington DC and Portland also came out above Los Angeles on this more relative ranking. Here’s the top 10 list:

ChargePoint_Infographic_EV_Growth

If you look at the growth rates, Atlanta crushes it:

1. Atlanta – 52%
2. Washington D.C. – 21%
3. Portland – 19.4%
4. Los Angeles – 19%
5. Bay Area – 18%
6. San Diego – 17%
7. Chicago – 16%
8. Seattle – 14.4%
9. Miami – 14%
10. Detroit – 13%

“Popularity is increasing because drivers know there is a robust network to charge their cars and nearly every major automaker is coming out with a cool new EV,” said Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint. “The electric vehicle market is no longer just growing in California’s metropolitan areas — EV adoption is happening across the nation. We’re well on our way to having twice the number of EVs on the road by the end of 2014.”

Congrats to Atlanta and these other top EV cities. And thanks!

Check out ChargePoint’s previous EV city ranking here: Best Electric Vehicles Cities — ChargePoint’s Refreshing Ranking

Related stories:

Over 50% Of Electric Cars Sold In US Are In 5 Cities

#1 Nissan Leaf Market Is… Atlanta? (But City Is At Risk Of Losing Its Secret Sauce)

US Cities In Which The Fewest People Drive To Work

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