How many different models of electric cars are there?

I want to shop around for an EV this year, but am kind of overwhelmed by the number of options that I’m encountering online. Just how many different models of electric cars are there, and what brand is most popular?

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Answer provided by
Jason Crosby
Answered on Apr 14, 2022
At present there are 21 different models of electric cars that are available in the U.S., meaning that customers have a lot of options to choose from. It makes sense if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed. 15 different carmakers offer at least one electric car, and many, like Kia or Hyundai, offer several.
The carmaker that’s been leading the board in terms of units sold, though, has been Tesla—Elon Musk’s company raked in a little over 20% of total EV sales in the U.S. last year, which increased by an impressive 83%.
But as we’ve reported, EVs only compose about 1% of all cars on the road in the U.S.—many people just aren’t ready to make the switch yet. Some of the largest factors holding many people back is the concern over battery life, and charging time.
Compared to ICE-powered cars, an EV takes much longer to refuel. But with fast-charging options and different variations of lithium-ion batteries being tested, electric vehicles will continue to adapt to the expectations that drivers have of them.
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