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The Triangle's EV adoption outpaces most of the country

Electric vehicle miles traveled per 1,000 residents
Data: Replica; Map: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

The Triangle's adoption of electric vehicles stands out not only within North Carolina but nationally.

Driving the news: Wake County saw an estimated 400 electric vehicle miles driven per 1,000 residents on a typical weekday in the second quarter of 2023, Alex Fitzpatrick and Kavya Beheraj report from data shared with Axios.

  • Orange County had the highest rate in the state at 560 EV miles per 1,000 residents β€”Β the 55th highest rate for any county in the country β€”Β  followed by Chatham County at 515 EV miles.