Interactive Trends Chart Shows U.S. Electric Vehicle Growth Since 2011

The chart below is an interactive visualization of U.S. electric vehicle sales growth since 2011. It shows how the Nissan Leaf was an early leader, but was quickly overcome and dominated by Tesla.

It also shows how, aside from Tesla, electric vehicle makers have struggled to gain measurable market share in the U.S.

All of the data below is obtained from quarterly and annual sales reporting, various public reporting (interviews, recall notices, etc), and estimations from automotive analysts.

Data was used from the top 19 electric vehicles to make this chart — only the top 13 are shown at any one time.