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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Tesla Model 3 Sales Demolish Ford Mustang & Dodge Charger Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 05:10:47 +0000

Looking at how the Tesla Model 3 compares on lists of the top selling cars in the USA is always a bit odd. The other top selling cars are a class or three below the Model 3. The most comparable vehicles on the list are the iconic Ford Mustang and Dodge Charger, which do not match the Model 3 in several major categories (sometimes by a gigantic margin) but are at least in the “sporty affordable cars” category

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Tesla Model 3 — More Sales Than Dodge Charger & Ford Mustang Combined

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:51:12 +0000

Looking at the first quarter of 2020 in the USA, the Tesla Model 3 actually outsold both of them combined. The Model 3 had nearly 2½ more sales than either the Ford Mustang or Dodge Charger last quarter

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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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Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car In USA*

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 06:00:26 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 ended up being the 7th best selling car in the United States in the 4th quarter of 2019 and the 9th best selling car across the whole year*

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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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Tesla Model 3 = 9th Best Selling Car In USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 00:49:52 +0000

With all of the data tallied, we have one electric car in the top 20*, or in the top 10 actually — the Tesla Model 3. The Model 3, based on our estimates (with support from EV Volumes), lands in the #10 spot in the USA in November among all cars. For the first 11 months of the year, the Model 3 was in the #9 position

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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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