Electric vehicles expected to make up nearly 60 percent of new car sales by 2035

A Tesla electric car charges at a Tesla charging station
A Tesla electric car charges at a Tesla charging station at a highway rest stop on Sept. 20, 2019, near Nempitz, Germany.
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We’re seeing a lot more electric vehicles on the road these days. If fact, a new report from the Boston Consulting Group says EVs — including hybrids— accounted for 20 percent of all light-vehicle production in 2021, while the share of gasoline and diesel cars dipped nine percent last. And it estimates EVs will account for 20 percent of global light-vehicle sales in 2025, and 59 percent in 2035.

John Abraham, a climate expert at the University of St. Thomas, joined Climate Cast this week to talk about EV uptake.

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