Power play: Evaluating the U.S. position in the global electric vehicle transition

This briefing evaluates the U.S. position in the emerging global light-duty electric vehicle industry. The briefing analyzes U.S. vehicle manufacturing plants and automaker commitments to transitioning to electric vehicle production and compares these developments with those happening globally. The United States is the third largest electric vehicle manufacturer, behind China and Europe. From 2017 to 2020, the U.S. share of cumulative global electric vehicle production since 2010 decreased from 20% to 18%, while manufacturing increased in the other two regions.