Every Eighth Car Sold In San Francisco Bay Area Is A Plug-In
San Francisco follows Norway.
According to the IHS Markit via AID analyst Matthias Schmidt, the San Francisco Bay Area stands out in terms of plug-in electric car sales.
In the first half of 2018, some 12.8% of new retail car sales were all-electric/hydrogen fuel cell (7.7%) or plug-in hybrid (5.1%). Moreover, an additional 5.6% were hybrids, which in total brings electrified car share to 18.4%.
The average for South California is 2.9% BEVs, 3.2% PHEVs and 3.8% HEVs (total 9.9% electrified, including 6.1% plug-ins).
Close on to every 5th Light-Vehicle registered in the San Fransico Bay area during H1 2018 was an alternative fuel vehicle according to IHS data.
7.7% of LV registrations here were pure electric/fuel cell making it one of the highest BEV registration mix regions' worldwide pic.twitter.com/mZ5rowFq0b
— Matthias Schmidt (@auto_schmidt) November 12, 2018