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Best-selling all-electric cars in the United States 2018

Best-selling all-electric cars in the United States in 2018, based on sales (in units)

by I. Wagner, last edited Aug 2, 2019
Best-selling all-electric cars in the United States 2018 This graph illustrates the best-selling all-electric cars in the United States in 2018, based on unit sales. In 2018, Tesla sold over 25,700 Model S vehicles to customers in the United States. The 779 horsepower car is equipped with a 100 kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery and has a range of 335 miles for its long range version, the 100D, according to the manufacturer. In 2017, around 272.5 million vehicles were registered overall in the United States.
Best-selling all-electric cars in the United States

In 2017, the Tesla Model S was the best-selling all-electric car models in the United States at 27,060 units, followed closely by Chevrolet's Bolt and the Model X of which 21,315 units were sold. Tesla generated 4.2 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in the United States alone in the fiscal year of 2016. Although many carmakers remain skeptical and claim they do not believe in the hype around all-electric vehicles, BMW introduced its BMW i series in November 2013. Globally, the automaker sold over 37,500 i series units in 2018.

The demand for electric vehicles is projected to rise over the next two decades with worldwide revenues estimated to grow from 119 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 to reach 567 billion U.S. dollars in 2025. Similarly, the number of environmentally-friendly cars in use, including both the hybrid and electric vehicles, reached around 3.3 million units in 2018. Infrastructure improvements, as well as the level of gasoline prices in many countriescontinues to influence demand for electric vehicles.
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Best-selling all-electric cars in the United States in 2018, based on sales (in units)

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