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Plug-in vehicle market shares have seen growth in the United States, China, and Europe. From 2015 to 2018, plug-in vehicle market share in the United States rose from 0.7% to 2.1% and made up 1.9% in 2019. In that same five-year timeframe, market share of plug-in vehicles in China more than quadrupled, reaching 5.1% in 2019. Europe, as a whole, has also seen growth of plug-in vehicle sales share reaching 3.0% in 2019.

Market share of new plug-in light-duty vehicles by country/regions (China, Europe, and United States) from 2015 to 2019.

Sources: China - Data summarized by Argonne National Laboratory from Hewu WANG, Xu HAO. Data Base of Electric Vehicle Production in China, State Key Laboratory of Automotive Safety and Energy, Tsinghua University.

Europe - European Alternative Fuels Observatory

United States - Argonne National Laboratory, Light-Duty Electric Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Update Program, February 2020.

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