Early steps in the transition to electric vehicles in the Midwest
The transition to electrified transportation is occurring across the United States at different rates due to vehicle model availability, charging infrastructure, government engagement, and other factors. The Midwest region has, so far, not been a leader in electric vehicle sales, but sales are increasing. This briefing takes an in-depth look at the 2018 market for electric vehicles in the 12-state Midwest region of the United States. It examines electric vehicle market uptake versus conventional vehicles, and how it relates to charging availability, electric vehicle model availability, and promotional actions that states, cities and utilities are taking to support market growth.