Li-ion battery capability for brand spanking new EVs offered within the US reached a report excessive in 2019

Battery electrical autos (BEVs) captured a report quantity of whole plug-in car battery capability offered in 2019, with 17.4 gigawatt-hours of whole capability. Plug-in hybrid electrical autos (PHEVs) accounted for a smaller portion of whole car battery capability on account of their decrease gross sales volumes, and since they require smaller battery packs than BEVs.

PHEV gross sales decreased by 32% from 2018 to 2019, about the identical because the lower in PHEV battery capability. Tesla’s Mannequin 3 gross sales accounted for many of the improve in whole BEV capability between 2017 and 2018.

Supply: DOE