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New Jersey

New Jersey is one of two states, along with Maine, that has requirements in place for ZEV sales, but did not sign onto a 2013 multi-state commitment to building a ZEV market.

EV Sales

  • 1.55% of new EV vehicles sold YTD 2019
  • 4,545 EVs sold YTD 2019
  • 30,321 EVs sold since 2011
  • 3,471 BEV sold YTD 2019
  • 1,074 PHEV sold YTD 2019

Vehicle Sales in New Jersey

New EV sales in 2019 were up by 85% compared to 2018. Last year, 4,545 new EVs were sold.
To date, New Jersey's progress toward meeting the 2025 ZEV sales requirement has reached 4.8%.
1.55% of all new vehicles sold in New Jersey YTD 2019 were EV versus 8% in California, and 2% 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.


EVs 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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