Electric vehicles are taking off in a big way – according to a recent report, EV sales have increased 522% since 2012. But did you know that there’s currently over 100,000 electric vehicles from 10 different automakers on US roads, and that the typical ev owner saves $750-1200 on gas each year? The Union of Concerned Scientists recently released a new infographic that shows how the growth in electric vehicles can help cut the United States’ oil use in half over the next 20 years – check it out after the break!
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