US Tesla Sales Up 22% In 3rd Quarter, US Auto Sales Down 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:17:54 +0000

As everyone knows, the automobile industry has been slammed in 2020, including in the United States. Below is a look at third quarter auto sales across the country as well as auto sales in the first three quarters of the year

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US Auto Sales Down By 1.5 Million In 2nd Quarter, Amplifying Long Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:12 +0000

US auto sales, as we all know by now, took a massive hit in the second quarter of 2020. After collecting the sales data of 31 auto brands (almost all of them), I decided to dig in a little deeper — and further back in time — to try to get a better sense of trends and which companies are facing particularly challenging mid- to long-term circumstances

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J.D. Power Rates Tesla Electric Vehicles As Lowest Quality Auto Brand In 2020 Study

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 03:11:25 +0000

It’s all over the news: It has finally been proven that Teslas are no good! Well, let’s put it this way: the evidence is circumstantial. This comes as no surprise to me, since I already told you about how customers feel about Tesla based on the largest Danish car owner satisfaction report

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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Top U.S. Electric Vehicles — 2019 vs. 2018 Best Sellers

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 02:03:07 +0000

Top U.S. electric vehicle sales of 2019 and 2018 reflect several different things and could show a glimpse into what 2020 looks like for some of these automakers

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Non-Tesla US Auto Sales Down 177,839 In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 06:42:27 +0000

The US auto industry took a bit of a whack in 2019. Excluding Tesla, auto sales were down by 177,839 units in 2019 compared to 2018. That said, only 13 auto brands saw their sales drop, while 18 saw their sales rise

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US Gas Vehicle Sales Up Big In November, Still Down In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 06:37:39 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales by company or brand is one of the oddest-feeling things I’ve done in my decade or so covering cleantech. Perhaps that’s because the focus is on tracking non-clean tech. The fact is, though, it shocks me every month to see how many people still buy gasoline cars. Gasoline cars are far worse than electric cars currently on the market for the same cost (or even less). Nonetheless, there are so many people buying clunky, noisy, slow, high-maintenance, low-tech, high-depreciation gasoline vehicles every single day. Objectively, it doesn’t make sense

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The Sierra Club’s Nationwide Study On The EV Shopping Experience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 02:55:23 +0000

Back in 2015, when we shopped EVs and then leased a Nissan Leaf, we were the primary EV educators up to the point of sale, not the salespeople. Even during the test drive, we had more knowledge. Our grasp on the function and reality of electric cars seemed to overwhelm the salesperson. We passionately emphasized why we wanted an electric car. Our sales person remained less than enthusiastic

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How The Tesla CyberTruck Puts Ford, Chevy, & Ram In A Pickle

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:10:35 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about how Tesla’s announcement of its CyberTruck will hurt sales of other pickup trucks, even before the truck ships its first unit. Make sure you also read Frugal Moogal’s article about the broad effects of the industry’s transition to electric vehicles and compares this transition to how other industries dealt with (or didn’t) their own transitions. Frugal also wrote an article that is more specific, dealing with the Mustang’s effect on Ford

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