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US electric car registrations doubled between 2017 and 2018

US electric car registrations doubled between 2017 and 2018

More and more Americans are warming up to the idea of driving an electric vehicle. According to tech analyst IHS Markit , 208,000 EVs were registered in the US in 2018 -- that's more than double the 100,000 cars registered the year before. As you might have guessed though, most of those vehicles were registered in California and the nine other states that adopted its Zero Emission Vehicle ( ZEV ) program. In fact, California serves as home to 46 percent of the total, or over 95,000 EVs.