Factful math: Grade 4th-6th
Math skills: Percent
Related Environmental issues: Air / Climate change / Electric vehicles
California plans to stop selling gasoline-powered vehicles and sell only ZEVs (Zero-emission vehicles) by 2035.
About 2 million vehicles were sold in California in 2021. Among those vehicles, 250 thousand vehicles were ZEVs. About what percent of vehicles sold in California were ZEVs in 2021?
ANSWER about 13%
250 / 2000 x 100 = 12.5 = about 13%
Source: California Energy Commission, New ZEV Sales in California
Note: ZEV here includes BEV, PHEV, and FCEV.