US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Lexus accelerates its future with ‘LF-Z Electrified’ world premiere

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 16:15:02 +0000

SINCE the launch of the RX 400h — the world’s first luxury electrified model — in 2005, Lexus customers have purchased nearly two million electrified vehicles as of the end of 2020. Currently, Lexus offers nine models of hybrid electric vehicles(HEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in approximately 90 countries and regions around the world. […]

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Lexus to unveil new concept car

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 16:32:00 +0000

THIS year, Lexus will take a new step forward in aiming to make the diversified lifestyles of luxury customers more rewarding. This March, Lexus has announced that it will unveil the luxury brand’s new vision along with a new concept, which illustrates its intentions for the future and marking the beginning of the next generation […]

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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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It’s the season of giving

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 16:16:44 +0000

FOR Christmas, Lexus crafted flexible, easier payment schemes. Select models come with free 2-year periodic maintenance service in Metro Manila only and free Lexus health checks for cars sold through the Lexus Manila dealership and service-enrolled vehicles. Models with a 30-percent down payment, 36-month term and 0-percent interest are the following: The Lexus RX 350 […]

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Tailfins To Grilles, Motor Trend SUV Of The Year Finalists Show How Automakers Have Stagnated

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 00:29:38 +0000

In the 1950s and early 1960s, domestic carmakers had little foreign competition (since German and Japanese manufacturing plants had been mostly destroyed in WWII). They quit innovating the mechanicals of the car and focused on style

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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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Tesla Model 3 Holds 17% of US Small + Midsize Luxury Car Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:00:03 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly said — including very emphatically on the last Tesla conference call — that consumer demand is not a problem at all for Tesla. It seems from his comments that there is far more consumer demand than production capacity. However, we don’t know how much more, and we don’t know how that demand is spread out geographically across the world

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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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