California EV sales top 20% through Q3, with Tesla’s Model Y leading the way

Electric vehicle sales and demand might be stalling in parts of the US, but don’t tell that to California.

The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) reported that through the first nine months of the year pure battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales accounted for 21.5% and were 22.3% in Q3. A year ago the figure stood at 16.4% year to date and was only 9.1% in 2021.

When hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are included with BEVs, the figure jumps up to 35.4% for all vehicles sold year…

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