View Single Post
Old 02-01-2019, 03:38 AM   #108 (permalink)
RedDevil
In the fasting lane
 
RedDevil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Posts: 3,868

Red Devil - '11 Honda Insight Elegance
Team Honda
90 day: 49.75 mpg (US)

It - '09 Hyundai I10 Active Cool
Team Hyundai
90 day: 29.76 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,624
Thanked 2,138 Times in 1,379 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by JSH View Post
Hybrids have always outsold EVs. Even in California (the state with the highest sales of EVs) hybrids have double the sales of EVs. (EVs 3.3% / hybrids 6.9%)
But as the infrastructure grows that will change. In Norway full EVs already outsell hybrids (plugin and non-plugin combined) substantially, and the expectation is that over time hybrids will disappear from their market entirely.

And as you mentioned California...
https://www.greentechmedia.com/artic...-sales-decline
It is happening there too, right now. And that article is dated before the Model 3 sales skyrocketed:
https://insideevs.com/californias-ev-sales-surge-tesla-model-3/


If EV sales keep about doubling every year, within 3 years the rest of the USA will be where California is now.
__________________
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, tiny PV panel, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop), tightened wheel nut.
lifetime FE over 0.17 Gmeter or 0.1 Mmile.



“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Last edited by RedDevil; 02-01-2019 at 03:47 AM..
  Reply With Quote