59 % Search queries for car-sharing services are up 59% YOY. Appears In What these 3 auto trends mean for brands Related Data Mobile searches for “best” + “car seat(s)” have grown over 50% in the past two years (e.g., “best convertible car seat,” “best infant car seat,” and “best toddler car seat”). Mobile searches for “electric car(s)” have grown by 85% in the past two years (electric cars, best electric car, bmw electric car i8, electric car charging station, top electric cars). Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) represent less than 2% of global car sales and less than 3% of car searches on Google in the U.S., the U.K., and Germany. > 20 X The share of cost-related searches for BEVs is more than 20X that of regular car searches in the U.S. and the U.K. > 10 X The share of cost-related searches for BEVs is more than 10X that of regular car searches in Germany. Reliability is the biggest concern among potential buyers of electric cars in the U.K. and Germany.