The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), which promotes electric drive technologies and infrastructure, announced today that plug-in Electric Vehicle (EV) sales were up almost 40% year to date through September 2016. Over 110,000 plug-in vehicles have been sold throughout the United States so far in 2016 compared to 80,000 vehicles sold through the same period in 2015.
September 2016’s vehicle sales numbers have also pushed the US vehicle population over the half million mark! By the EDTA’s estimation, there are now over 511,000 plug-in electric vehicles gracing American roads.
With the introduction of Chevy’s Bolt and Toyota’s new plug-in Prius later this year to name just two vehicle models, you have to be believe the consumers are only getting started.