Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Diesel & Hybrid Car Registration Up Since 2010

Diesel & Hybrid Car Registration Up Since 2010

Toni Avery
Apr 26, 2013 SHARE

It won't come as a surprise to learn there's been a large increase in the number of diesel-powered and hybrid cars on the road, either due to gasoline price increases or environmental concerns. But the size of the increase may surprise you.

RL Polk compiled information from national vehicle registration data to give a better idea of how many of these cars are out there. For example, clean-diesel registration has increased 24.34% from 2010-2012 (an increase from 640,779 to 796,794).

Hybrid car and SUV registration has increased even more; by 33.58% during the same time (an increase from 1,714,966 to 2,290,903).

While these numbers are impressive, they contrast to the overall number of SUV registrations, which increased by only 2.75% during the same time.

The following numbers are for the growth of diesel cars and SUV's from 2010-2012:

1. California +55%
2. Massachusetts +45%
3. New York +43%
The following numbers are for the growth of hybrid cars and SUVS from 2010-2012:
1. South Carolina +50%
2. Tennessee +48%
3. Kentucky +46%

SHARE ARTICLE
By Toni Avery
402 Articles

RELATED ARTICLES

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Three months ago, we were invited by Scion to build an FR-S for the Scion Tuner Challenge for the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Sam DuOct 29, 2014
The next Acura NSX is shaping up to be a worthy successor to the original.
Alex NishimotoOct 27, 2014
Target: Porsche 911 GT3
Erick AyapanaOct 27, 2014
The stakes are high as the top 32 chase their dreams and attempt to make the transition from gaming to racing.
Jonathan HwangOct 24, 2014
New show pits MLS players against one another in Lamborghinis
Ryan JurneckaOct 22, 2014

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
TO TOP