Tesla cars represent less than two-thirds of all electronic vehicles registered in the United States this year
Elon Musk may be the richest man in the world, but he’s losing ground in the world of electronic vehicles: New report says less than two-thirds (63%) of all electric vehicles registered in the United States in the first eight months of 2021 were Teslas.
This is down from 80% in the same period of 2020.
According to Experian’s Automotive Market Trends Review, 105,445 Model Y cars were registered between January and the end of August, followed by 80,681 Model 3.
The first non-Tesla electric vehicle on the list is the Chevy Bolt, far behind with 22,799 registrations. But that’s an 8.3% to 9.6% increase in the electric vehicle market year over year.
Tesla’s decline is also due to good sales of the Ford range (5.2 of the total electric vehicle market), the Nissan Leaf (3.9) and the Audi e-tron (3.3).
Tesla’s luxury five-door hatchback Model S climbed to ninth place for all registered electric vehicles, behind the Porsche Taycan, which also outperforms the combustion-engined Porsche 911.
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Less than two-thirds (63%) of all electronic vehicles registered in the United States in the first eight months of 2021 were Tesla, up from 80% last year. Pictured: a Tesla model y
Electric vehicles still make up less than one percent (0.43) of all cars on the road – with hybrids still two percent – but they’re making major inroads: Experian reported that 2.4 percent of all new registrations from January through June were electric vehicles, a jump of more than 117 percent from 2020.
Y models accounted for more than half of that growth, Experian said.
The increased competition has not reduced Tesla’s prices.
In early October, Tesla raised the prices of its Model 3 and Y models in the United States by an additional $ 2,000, the seventh time the models have seen a price hike this year alone.
There were 105,445 Model Y cars (pictured) registered between January and the end of August, followed by 80,681 Model 3 cars
Tesla still dominates the electric vehicle market, but its share is shrinking: Experian cites the gains of the Chevy Bolt, which reached 9.6% of the market, as well as Ford’s lineup (5.2), the Nissan Leaf (3 , 9) and the Audi e-tron (3.3%)
Industry experts believe the rise is due to the global chip shortage that is expected to persist until 2023.
Now the cheapest Model 3 is the Standard Range Plus, which has a base price of $ 41,990, and the cheapest Model Y is the Long Range Dual Motor, which starts at $ 54,990.
Although the Elon Musk-led automaker was hit by the chip shortage, it still delivered 241,300 cars globally from July through September, more than any other electric car maker.
According to Tesla, 96% of sales came from newer Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossovers.
The company shipped 64% more vehicles than at the same time last year.
In the photo: a table of new vehicle registrations from January to June 2021. Electric vehicles represent only 0.43% of all cars on the road, but account for 2.4% of all new registrations from January to June. This year.
No further price changes were announced for the Model S, but the vehicle saw its sticker drop from $ 79,990 to $ 84,990 in August, and then to $ 89,990 in just under a month.
The price of the Model X also increased throughout 2021, from $ 89,990 to $ 94,990 for the Long Range model and then all the way to $ 99,990.
The price increases mean Tesla’s $ 39,000 Cybertruck is the company’s cheapest vehicle, though production isn’t even expected to begin until 2022.
The Experian report also said California was the state with the most electric vehicles registered, with 36% of the total share, followed by Florida with 7.5% and Texas with 5.4.
Demographically, white men in their 40s who earned between 450,000 and 750,000 were the most likely to purchase an EV in 2021.