Electric Vehicle Sales Increase to 17% in Newton

Have you been seeing more electric vehicles around Newton? According to new data from IHS-Polk, sales of EVs (including plug-in hybrids) reached a record-breaking 17% of all Newton vehicle sales in the third quarter of 2021, bringing the total percentage of EVs in Newton to 3.6%. It’s great to see this progress toward our City’s Climate Action Plan goal of 10% EVs by 2025 and Massachusetts’ Climate Roadmap goal of 50% EV sales by 2030. Are you interested in driving electric and helping us meet our climate goals? Learn more on our Newton EV Task Force webpage or contact the Task Force at [email protected].