Electric Vehicles in the World Mapped

An electric vehicle is a vehicle that uses o electric motors for drive.

The first electric vehicles came into life in the mid 19th century, when electricity was amongst the favored methods for motor vehicle propulsion, giving convenience and ease of maintenance that could not be accomplished by the gasoline vehicles of the time.

In the 21st century, electric vehicles have seen a resurgence due to technological progress and grown focus on renewable energy and the likely decrease of transportation’s impact on climate change and other environmental problems.

Landgeist made exciting maps showing how popular electric vehicles are in Europe and the United States. The data came from the European Environment Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Electric vehicles in Europe

A lot of U.S. states have a far higher rate of electric vehicles than most European nations.

Electric vehicles in the United States

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