Tesla Model 3 and Model Y have risen to become the second- and best-selling cars in California

respectively, and have contributed to the state's record-breaking electric vehicle sales.

When it comes to EV adoption in the US, California has long been a pioneer.

There are several causes for this, including a governmental incentive

 the state's overall interest in emerging technologies, and the fact that Tesla

California accounts for a sizable portion of the US electric car industry, which Tesla dominates.

The California New Car Dealer Association (CNCDA) revealed their Q2 2022 sales figures this week,

Tesla Model Y and Model 3 are the top two selling cars in the state for the first half of 2022, according to CNCDA:

Tesla's impressive sales in California are driving the market share for electric vehicles to all-time highs.

The CNCDA's most recent study indicates that EV sales currently account for 15% of the state of California's total auto market: