In First Half of 2013, Nearly 1 Out of Every 4 Electric Vehicles Sold in Hawaii Were Tesla Model S Sedans
According to the Hawaii Automobile Dealers Association, 388 electric vehicles were registered in the state during the first half of 2013.
Of those 388, 94 were Tesla Model S sedans. That means that, despite its high price tag, nearly one out of every 4 electrics registered during the first 6 months of 2013 were Teslas.
Of the 94, 72 were registered in Q2 of 2013, leaving only 22 to be registered in Q1.
The numbers seem to show that Model S popularity and availability is rapidly rising in Hawaii.
Looking back in the past, we see that 341 electric vehicles were registered in Hawaii in 2012, 338 in 2011, 2 in 2010, 15 in 2009 and 15 in 2008.