Friday Factoid: Hybrid and Electric Cars in Hawaii
There were 16,809 hybrid and electric vehicles on the road as of June.
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There were 15,258 hybrid vehicles registered in the state of Hawaii, according to a June state energy trend report. The number of electric vehicles was 1,551 — an uptick of 83 percent compared to the same time last year.
Still, the total number of hybrids and electric vehicles makes up just 1.4 percent of Hawaii’s total automobile population. The chart below shows year-to-year growth through 2012. Mouse over the bar chart to see the numbers for each year.