How California Can Meet its Plug-in Vehicle Goals

California has set out ambitious targets for 2020, 2025, and 2030, aiming to have a total of 1 million, 1.5 million, and 5 million PEVs on the road by each year, respectively. At the beginning of 2018, California had roughly 341,000 registered PEVs in total, a number that can be expected to reach 400,000 by the end of 2018. To accomplish its 2030 goal of replacing roughly one-fifth of the current vehicle fleet with PEVs, California will need to register 12 times the current total amount of PEVs on the road, or roughly 380,000 new vehicles annually. 

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