US EV sales

Baby Boomers aren't typically EV buyers, but these two are! Photo by Zach Shahan | CleanTechnica.

Who Is Buying Electric Cars Now?

This is one of the big questions I’ve been wondering in the past year or so. Who is buying electric cars now? For years, very early adopters were buying them because they were concerned about our growing climate crisis and/or because they were techies who quickly got drawn to the … [continued]

Tesla Model Y & Model 3 Top California Auto Sales in 2023 — Thanks, Cali!

Tesla’s rapid growth and success have been seen more clearly in California than anywhere else. Considering California is the company’s birthplace, that’s not too surprising, but the extent of the company’s rise up the automotive ladder in The Golden State is actually jaw dropping. In general, Tesla has become a major automaker in the United States (the 8th largest in the country when it comes to 2023 vehicle sales), but in California, it’s truly in the top tier of the auto market and fighting for the #1 spot.

Electric Vehicles & Hybrids Surpass 16% of Total 2023 U.S. Light-Duty Vehicle Sales

Combined sales of hybrid vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and battery electric vehicles (BEV) in the United States rose to 16.3% of total new light-duty vehicle (LDV) sales in 2023, according to data from Wards Intelligence. In 2022, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and BEV sales were 12.9% of total sales. The full-year … [continued]