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In California, 12.5% of new light-duty vehicle registrations were plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in 2021. Next highest were the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Washington, and Oregon, which each had PEV registrations accounting for more than 7% of new registrations. Of all light-duty vehicle registrations in California for 2021, including new and existing registrations, 2.5% were PEV.

New Plug-in Electric Vehicle Share of New Light-Duty Vehicle Registrations, 2021
Plug-in Electric Vehicle Share of All Light-Duty Vehicle Registrations, 2021

Note: PEV include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and all-electric vehicles. New registrations include model year 2021 and 2022 vehicles registered in calendar year 2021.

Source: Registrations as of December 31, 2021, sourced from Experian Automotive and analyzed by Argonne National Laboratory.