Worldwide Electric Vehicle Sales Surge, Mostly Thanks to China

Worldwide Electric Vehicle Sales Surge, Mostly Thanks to China

The biggest car market in the world has, for some time, been China—and that applies to electric vehicles even more than with conventional gas vehicles, thanks to the country’s federal electric-car programs . This is reflected in the meteoric rise of electric vehicle sales in the year’s third quarter thanks to strong Chinese demand. Electric Vehicles Are Awesome: The Chevy Volt’s powertrain is even one of Ward’s top 10 best In total, battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles made 287,000 sales worldwide in the three months ending in September—that’s 63% more than the same period last year, and even 23% […]