Electric vehicles

How the future of mobility could impact the environment

Adapted from Rocky Mountain Institute; Chart: Axios Visuals

The overlapping rise of electric vehicles, autonomous tech and ride-hailing in India, China and the U.S. must be managed correctly to ensure these disruptive forces better the environment and don't worsen congestion, a new Rocky Mountain Institute report argues.

What they found: The U.S. could learn from China's aggressive national EV adoption policies, and specifically India's targeting of high-mileage commercial vehicles for electrification.

Tesla's hefty electric vehicle market weight

Reproduced from Cox Automotive; Note: Does not include plug-in hybrids; Chart: Axios Visuals

For all the justified worries about Tesla's finances, they remain in a pretty good competitive spot in the electric vehicle market — for now.

The big picture: The chart above, via this new Cox Automotive report on the U.S. EV market, shows how the Silicon Valley company dominates the market for pure electric vehicle sales.