The Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released its latest analysis of the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) market for April, May and June of 2022. The Get Connected Electric Vehicle Quarterly Report for Q2 summarizes EV sales, purchasing trends and public charging infrastructure across all 50 states.
· EVs represented 6.6 percent of new light-duty vehicle sales in the second quarter, including a record 8 percent in June;
· More than 224,000 EVs were sold in the U.S., an increase of 2.83 percentage points over the same period in 2021;
· 83 EV cars, utility vehicles, pickups and van models now available for sale in the U.S.;
· Total of 100,111 public charging outlets in U.S.; (context: 420,000 EVs registered since beginning of 2022 and only 12,000 new chargers – a ratio of 33 vehicles for every public port);
· Top five for EV sales through the first half of 2022: California (18.3 percent); the District of Columbia (12.7 percent); Washington state (10.3 percent); Oregon (9.5 percent); and Colorado (8.9 percent);
· EVs still account for just under one percent of all registered light-duty vehicles on U.S. roads.