Tesla Model 3, Model Y, Other EV, & Top Car Sales in USA — Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 07:47:28 +0000

After completing my 2020 US Electric Vehicle Sales Report, it crossed my mind that it would be interesting to look at longer-term US electric vehicle and broader car sales trends. So, I found the data and have created 3 charts for you to enjoy and examine below. All 3 charts cover the years 2017–2020. The […]

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BMW Launches X2 Plug-in Hybrid & Updates 5 Series Plug-in Hybrid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 01:17:53 +0000

The latest news from the sporty premium brand out of Munich is that it has released a plug-in hybrid version of its X2 “Sports Activity Coupe” (SAC), the BMW X2 xDrive25e, and updated the 5 Series, including the 530e and 530e xDrive plug-in hybrids. Plug-in hybrid heaven

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Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales*

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:02 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

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Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:02 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

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Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 24% of 2019 Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:02 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

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BMW USA Sales 2014–2019 — Getting Slammed By Tesla Or Not?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 18:00:24 +0000

For several years, we’ve considered BMW to be most at risk from Tesla’s rise. The BMW brand’s trademark “the ultimate driving machine” tagline got stolen away from the German automaker. (Even Edmunds went out and called the Tesla Model 3 the ultimate driving machine.) Want the most advanced driving tech? Coolest cat on the block

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BMW USA Sales 2014–2019: Getting Slammed By Tesla Or Not?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 18:00:24 +0000

For several years, we’ve considered BMW to be most at risk from Tesla’s rise. The BMW brand’s trademark “the ultimate driving machine” tagline got stolen away from the German automaker. (Even Edmunds went out and called the Tesla Model 3 the ultimate driving machine.) Want the most advanced driving tech? Coolest cat on the block

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Tesla Model 3 = 21% of Small + Midsize Premium Car Sales in USA — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 05:01:49 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continues to dominate the US premium-class car market. In fact, it has dominated this market to such an extent that it has more sales in 2019 than all of BMW’s small & midsize models combined, all of Mercedes-Benz’s small & midsized models combined, all of Audi’s small & midsized models combined, all of Lexus’s small & midsized models combined, etc

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~450,000 US Luxury Car Buyers A Year Are Lost

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 23:01:37 +0000

I wrote the other day about how crazy it is that there are still tens of thousands of Americans buying Toyota Camrys and Honda Accords month after month. Amidst the hundreds of thousands of views on that story, some people griped that the purchase price of a Model 3 is considerably higher than the purchase price of an Accord or Camry. A point I alluded to repeatedly is that the Model 3, despite a higher purchase price, may well have a lower 5 year cost of ownership than an Accord or Camry for many people. Yes, I’m sure there are some Accord and Camry buyers who couldn’t get financing for the ~$39,000 base price of a Model 3, but there are certainly many other Accord and Camry buyers who could quality for financing for a Tesla Model 3 — and then would reap financial savings over time while enjoying a much better car. But that’s all moot for the focus of this article — luxury cars

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