The only way for plug-in car sales in the U.S. is up, up and away!

August brings another plug-in car sales record in the U.S. of 36,380 (up 120% year-over-year).

The latest results are simply amazing, better than July's record by 23%. The market share of plug-ins reached a level not seen before of over 2.4%!

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018

During the first eight months of 2018, plug-in car sales amounted to around 190,046 (up 57%) at an average market share of over 1.6%.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018

In August, cumulative sales reached 955,000, so the first million is expected at the beginning of October.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018

Model ranking left people speechless. The Tesla Model 3 is not only out of range for any other plug-in, but is above the next three (including two Teslas) combined.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018
US Plug-In Electric Car Sales Charted: August 2018

Toyota Prius Prime remains the second best seller so far this year, but without momentum.

US Plug-In Electric Car Sales Charted: August 2018

Cumulative sales of the most popular models again is all Tesla Model 3, which is moving up so quickly that everything else seems like it's in slow mo.

US Plug-In Electric Car Sales Charted: August 2018

Tesla already passed its milestone of 200,000 cars sold - now it's time for General Motors, which will hit the line by the end of this year.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – August 2018