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Orange County beats LA on electric car purchases

Discussion in 'California' started by RobStark, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. RobStark

    RobStark Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2013
    Los Angeles
    When it comes to the share of residents who drive electric cars, Orange County edges out its neighbor to the north.

    According to the Center for Sustainable Energy, 3.41 Orange County drivers out of every 1,000 own a plug-in vehicle, compared to 2.38 per 1,000 in Los Angeles County.

    Since 2010, the state's Clean Vehicle Rebate Project has issued rebates worth $26 million in Orange County, and of that, $5.5 million went to Tesla owners.
  2. igotzzoom

    igotzzoom Supporting Member

    May 26, 2013
    Mission Viejo, CA
    Not terribly surprised. Orange County is on average more affluent than L.A. County (although both have pockets of extreme wealth and poverty). I see Model S' all over the place in Irvine/South County.

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