Passenger cars and trucks account for more than half of regional transportation section emissions. Improving fuel economy will help reduce GHG emissions from passenger cars and trucks. In 2014, the 100,689 electric vehicles in the region still only account for 2.8 percent of all light duty vehicles. By 2020, there is potential to increase ownership to 150,000.
Note: Electric vehicles in this figure include hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and all electric vehicles (EVs).