The California New Car Dealers Association reports that, during the first half of 2022

the overall light-vehicle registrations in California amounted to 853,347 

the demand for both new and used vehicles remains strong, but the main issue is on the supply side

Meanwhile, plug-in car registrations during the period increased by about 34% year-over-year to 152,749

which translates into a record of 17.9% of the total market (compared to 11% a year ago).

According to the report, in H1, Tesla registrations amounted to 90,895 (up 82% year-over-year)

Tesla was the fastest-growing automotive brand in the state

In other words, Tesla captured more than one-tenth of California's car market

the rate of growth indicates that it will go much higher

Tesla is also dominant in the BEV segment with a 70.5% share