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In October 2013, Maryland committed to work with California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont to accelerate the market for ZEVs. This memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a commitment to building a market to meet the requirement of 3.3 million cumulative ZEV sales in these eight states by 2025.

EV Sales

  • 1.9% of new ZEV vehicles sold CY 2018
  • 6,310 ZEVs sold CY 2018
  • 17,849 ZEVs sold since 2011
  • 3,826 BEV sold CY 2018
  • 2,484 PHEV sold CY 2018

Vehicle Sales in Maryland

New ZEV sales in CY 2018 were up by 140% compared to 2017. Last year, 6,310 new ZEVs were sold.
To date, Maryland's progress toward meeting the 2025 ZEV sales requirement has reached 6.2%.
1.9% of all new vehicles sold in Maryland in CY 2018 were ZEV versus 6.3% in California, and 1.5% nationwide.

Laws & Incentives

States offer a variety of incentives for zero emission vehicles, including vehicle rebates or tax credit, electric vehicle charging station incentives, workplace charging programs, special high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) or high-occupancy toll (HOT) lane access, and/or fleet purchasing requirements.

Visit the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) of the U.S. Department of Energy for lists of state-specific laws and incentives.

ZEVs are zero emission vehicles and include battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Source: IHS Automotive Vehicle Registration Data

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