Fact #518: May 12, 2008
Top 10 States for New Hybrid Registrations, 2007
Although hybrid vehicles accounted for just 2.2% of all new vehicle registrations for 2007, hybrid vehicle registrations rose 38% for a total of 350,289. Of the top 10 states for new hybrid vehicle registrations, California had by far the most, accounting for a quarter of all new hybrid vehicles, while the remaining top 9 states each had about 3% to 5% percent of new hybrid registrations. The second graph shows that while the state of Washington had only 3.7% of the new hybrid registrations for 2007, it was second only to California on a per capita basis.
|State||New Hybrid Vehicle Registrations (Calendar Year 2007)||Percent of New Registations||Population (U.S. Census July 1, 2007)||New Hybrid Vehicle Registrations Per Thousand People|
Sources: R.L. Polk and Company, U.S. Census Bureau