Sales of electric vehicles in the U.S. will reach 110,000 units, a value of $3.3 billion, in 2003, if California sticks to its zero emissions vehicle mandate set for that year, a study by the Freedonia Group predicts. Sales will grow to 210,000 ($5.3 billion) in 2007, the company says. Despite intense marketing campaigns, sales of EVs have not reached the numbers anticipated a few years ago, the Freedonia study points out. Hampered by performance problems such as a limited driving range ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"EV Sales Growth to Remain Slow, Study Says" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.