Updated: May 21, 2020
by Chris Busch
More and more electric vehicles (EVs) are accelerating onto roads worldwide, and as they gain traction, they’re becoming one of California’s biggest economic exports. Last year, EVs were the state’s 8th most valuable export, worth almost $3 billion in revenue—more than phones, pistachios, and even oil.
In 2019, California’s EV exports are poised to grow further – expected to hit $3.4 billion, which would have made it the state’s fifth most valuable export in 2018.
California’s industrial and manufacturing sectors are often underestimated, but