Tesla 3 Now the Best-Selling Car in Europe

For the first time ever, an electric vehicle was the most sold car in Europe—with Tesla's Model 3 outselling all other cars on the continent in the month of September.

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October 26, 2021, 9:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


A Tesla Model 3 with a European license plate is connected to a Tesla Supercharger.

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Tesla made history in September, breaking new ground for electric vehicles (EVs) in the global automobile market.

According to an article by Reuters and published by the U.S. News & World Report, the Tesla 3 outsold all other cars in Europe during the month of September. It's the first EV to achieve that distinction.  

The article presents the news of the company's sales growth in context of its plans to build Europe's first gigafactory in Gruendheide near Berlin—a project facing a variety of local opposition.

The trends in European car sales stand in stark contrast to the trends in the United States, where large SUVs and pickup trucks are the best-selling vehicles, and smaller, more environmentally friendly models are being removed from the market.

Monday, October 25, 2021 in Reuters via U.S. News & World Report

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