Consumers are now buying twice as many electric vehicles as they do vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. Auto123 is surprised but isn’t
The automotive industry – and those who cover it – are in love with statistics. Many get studied, picked apart and analyzed without ever making it to public awareness. For the media, they can serve to back up arguments, provide context in articles and so on.
Sometimes a stat crops up that merits sharing, if only to underline a trend in the industry.
A newly published report took a look at sales in the United States of electric vehicles in relation to those of vehicles equipped with manual transmissions, and the results are food for thought. They reflect a reality that would have been inconceivable just 10 years ago.