Sales of electric cars reached 160 thousand in 2016 in USA, according to ACEA. This is 40.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of electric cars in USA reached an all time high of 160 thousand in 2016 and an all time low of 1.19 thousand in 2010. When compared to USA's main peers, sales of electric cars in Canada amounted to 11.6 thousand, 336 thousand in China and 24.9 thousand in Japan in 2016.
USA has been ranked 4th within the group of 34 countries we follow in terms of sales of electric cars.