Tesla has taken the lead in the United States electric vehicle market in terms of new registrations and market share for the first seven months of 2023. According to data from Experian, Tesla recorded 390,377 new registrations in the country during this period.
The increase in Tesla’s sales was partially attributed to price reductions, resulting in a 50% surge in sales compared to the same period last year. Currently, Tesla holds a market share of approximately 59.5% in the American electric vehicle market.
Chevrolet holds the second position with nearly 40,000 new electric vehicle registrations between January and July, capturing a 6% market share. Ford ranks third on the list with 33,955 new electric vehicle registrations during the first seven months, accounting for a 5.2% market share.
Here are some key details for the period from January to July 2023:
- The best-selling electric model in the US during this period was the Tesla Model Y, with 236,041 registrations, more than double compared to the same period last year.
- The Tesla Model 3 saw a 21% increase in new registrations, totaling 131,381.
- The Tesla Model S experienced a 51% decline with 8,439 sales, while the Model X saw a 14% decrease with 14,462 registrations.
Tesla’s strong performance in the US electric vehicle market highlights its dominance and popularity among consumers, driven in part by competitive pricing strategies.