With Tesla’s rapidly expanding presence around the globe, it shouldn’t come as a surprise when the company succeeds – especially as the only all-electric line of cars in its own right on the market.
Other EVs of noteworthy sales were the Ford Kuga PHEV, the Hyundai Kona EV, and the Mercedes A250e, which sold 5,055, 4,054, and 3,505 units, respectively.
In sum, 97,000 plug-in vehicles were registered in Europe throughout August, 50,232 of which were completely electric – marking a 112% year-over-year increase of all-electric, or Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs).
— Jalal Hasbini (@jaybini) September 28, 2020
Germany was, by far, the primary market in which the Model 3 was sold, with 2,824 units delivered total in August. It was followed by the UK (950) and the Netherlands (609), and
We also recently reported that, for the time being, Tesla is exporting its Chinese-made Model 3s to Europe, as well as the rest of Asia. This is, of course, only until the completion of its Giga Berlin factory, which is set to be finished and delivering vehicles by July 2021.
As the EV market continues to grow, Tesla will likely continue to dominate the global market until other brands can catch up to the number of cars in the all-electric lineup. And with more cars set for release in 2021, it feels like there’s a lot more to come from Tesla.
Zach is a writer, musician, and EV enthusiast, currently residing in Santa Rosa, Ca. Loves his wife, his cat Banks, and a good cup of coffee.