Zero-emission vehicle sales by key type - United States 2012-2016

This graph illustrates battery-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle sales in the United States from 2012 through 2016. More than 60,000 battery-electric vehicles were sold to customers in the United States in 2014. That year, about 117,000 zero electric vehicles were sold in the U.S.

Number of zero-emission vehicles sold in the United States from 2012 to 2016, by major type

Battery-electric vehiclesPlug-in hybrid electric vehicles
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United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2016

Supplementary notes

According to the source, ZEVs include light-duty fuel-cell, all-battery, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The Honda Fit EV, Honda FCX Clarity, and BMW ActivE are not included in the data. Nonhighway-capable electric vehicles, electric commercial vans, electric motorcycles, and medium/heavy-duty vehicles are excluded from all graphs, charts and totals above.

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