Vermont In The Top 5 For Adoption Of “Green Cars"
Vermont ranked fifth among states for the percent of new and used green cars sold in 2017. The study by iSeeCars.com looked at the number of alternative-fuel “green” vehicles (hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles) sold in 2014 and 2017 by state.
California ranked first at 7.5% with Vermont at 3.7%. The national average in 2017 was 2.6%.
The report also examined the states with the greatest gains in green vehicle adoption over a three-year period. Vermont was second at 127%, bested only by Alaska at 145%. The national average was about 48%. The iSeeCars article Green Car Adoption by State: Who’s Leading the Charge? by Julie Blackley says: