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Electric vehicles sales in United States rises in 2017

In 2017 vehicle sales rose by 14.12%, according to statistics presented by U.S. Department of Transportation. It's the highest record ever diagnosed since 2011 as vehicle sales climbed from 82 719 to 94 395, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it increased by 16.43%. United States saw an increase of 868.15% in vehicle sales during the last 7 years. Besides, it has had a raise at a 0.15% compound annual growth rate during the 5 years with a negligible overall rise since the 2011. It averaged 54 809.43 from 2011 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 9 750 in 2011.

Electric vehicles sales in United States rises in 2017
Date Number Variation
2017 94 395.00 14.12
2016 82 719.00 16.43
2015 71 044.00 12.03
2014 63 416.00 32.96
2013 47 694.00 225.6
2012 14 648.00 50.24
2011 9 750.00 N/A

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Main Light Vehicle Indicators

  • Car In Use

    Number of registered passenger cars on the road. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Car Registration

    Number of newly (first-time) registered passenger cars (private cars). Data can be presented in terms of growth or units. Based on: Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Car Sales

    Sales of passenger cars, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car Production

    Number of manufactured passenger cars, usually measured in thousands or millions of vehicles. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car Ownership

    Number of cars per 1,000 inhabitants. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car Import

    Imports of passenger cars, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.