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A comparison of monthly EV sales data for the last three calendar years shows that for each individual month, EV sales increased significantly from the year before. The highest sales for a single month in 2021 was about 50,000 vehicles, for 2022 was about 80,000 vehicles, and in 2023 was over 100,000. Sales are often lowest in January following a rise that usually takes place in December. 

EV Sales by Month, 2021, 2022 and 2023

Note: Excludes plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

Source: Argonne National Laboratory, Light Duty Electric Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Update.