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Hybrid-Electric, Plug-in Hybrid-Electric and Electric Vehicle Sales

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Includes the new sales of light duty gasoline vehicles including hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEV), and electric vehicles (EV).  Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles include plug-in hybrid and extended range EVs but do not include neighborhood electric vehicles, low speed electric vehicles, or two-wheeled electric vehicles.  A hybrid electric vehicle  is a vehicle powered by a combination of battery-electric motor(s) and an internal combustion engine. 

Hybrid vehicle sales began in 1999 and plug-in electric vehicle sales began in 2010. Hybrids captured 3.2% of the light vehicle market in 2013 but were at 2% in 2018. Plug-in hybrids and all-electrics combined accounted for 2.1% of the light vehicle market in 2018.

Current version of this table is not comparable with versions before 2019 because of changes in data source.

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KEY: R = revised; Z = a value of zero, or value too small to report.

Source: 

U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Vehicle Technologies Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Transportation Energy Data Book, Edition 37, table 6.2, available at https://tedb.ornl.gov/data/ as of Oct. 17, 2019.

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