5 Legal Issues Facing Electric Vehicle Charging Projects

Law360 (April 22, 2021, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Electric vehicle sales in the U.S. are on the rise. Over the last 10 years, sales of plug-in electric vehicles have steadily increased, with nearly 327,000 EVs sold in U.S. auto markets in 2019 alone — an increase of nearly 1,900% over sales in 2011.[1]

Analysts, policymakers and market participants are projecting continued EV penetration into U.S. markets. This article analyzes the existing U.S. market for EVs, and identifies five key threshold issues that are relevant to certain market participants affected by EV penetration.

Recent EV Growth Trends and Projections

In 2011, slightly more than 17,000 EVs were sold in U.S. markets....

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