Tesla Model 3 Europe’s Best-Selling EV in August: Report

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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.

In August, the Tesla Model 3 was the best-selling EV in Europe, according to EV-sales (via Tesmanian). Tesla delivered 7,020 Model 3s, followed by the Renault Zoe which sold 6,183 units.

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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).

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.

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