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Electric vehicles are taking over the planet…literally

If you think back a decade or more to when electric vehicles started becoming more mainstream, you probably think of Tesla or maybe even the Toyota Prius. The selection of EVs was very limited and often very expensive and if you were one of those forward-thinking people who were all about electric, you were definitely in the minority.

Fast forward to 2022, and most people have it in their minds that sooner or later, they will have to make the switch to an electric vehicle. Whether it’s the rising cost of gas, the environment or just the sheer fact that the global community is starting to put mandates in place for emissions-free transportation, it seems inevitable that we will all be riding that battery on wheels sometime soon.

The good news is that the global electric vehicle market is growing exponentially. In 2012, the electric vehicle market saw global sales of around 130,000. Today, that number of electric vehicles are sold every week. In 2021, EV sales reached 6.6 million. That’s triple the number of EV sales in 2019 and accounts for 9% of the global market.  

According to an IEA (International Energy Agency) estimate, there are around 16 million electric vehicles on roads all over the world, and that number is increasing every year. The amount of CO2 that these electric vehicles prevent from polluting our planet is massive. Don’t we all want to be a part of something that great?

As you probably know, it’s not all Tesla’s and Prius’ out there saving the planet. The options for electric vehicles nowadays are almost limitless. Whether you want something small and practical, something sporty or luxurious or something utility-based like an SUV or pickup truck, there is an electric vehicle out there to suit every taste and budget. If you’re curious about what EVs are available, check out for a full list.

What else does this huge electric vehicle assortment mean for you, the consumer? It means the used electric vehicle market is growing too. With this many EVs on the market, the used market for electric vehicles is blowing up. is here to help navigate you on your journey into the land of electric vehicles. Contact us at to find your own green ride and better yet, have it delivered right to your door.