Electric vehicles

California is dominating other states in electric vehicle adoption

This new Energy Department chart provides a helpful way of seeing how electric vehicle adoption in California is far ahead of other states.

Chart of electric vehicle registrations by state
Map from DOE Vehicle Technologies Office's latest "Fact of the Week"

The big picture: Cumulative electric vehicle sales in the U.S. recently topped 1 million. According to the pro-EV coalition Veloz, over 500,000 of them were in California, which is by far the nation's largest auto market.

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Elon Musk says he decides when to submit his tweets for Tesla's approval

Tesla logo and Elon Musk.
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gets to decide when his tweets may contain information material to the company or its shareholders, and thus be subject to internal review, based on comments he made on Sunday to "60 Minutes."

Why it matters: Musk and Tesla recently reached settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, after Musk falsely tweeted that he had "funding secured" for a potential buyout of the company, through which new oversight was supposed to be implemented. But Musk told "60 Minutes," "I want to be clear. I do not respect the SEC."

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