Final yr, gross sales of the Tesla Mannequin three reached a fever pitch within the Netherlands and Norway. Quick ahead 12 months and gross sales have taken a nosedive, whereas the VW ID.three takes over as the newest must-have EV.
In September 2019, Tesla bought 5,768 Mannequin 3s within the Netherlands, making it the best-selling automobile within the nation for that month. Month-to-month gross sales additionally reached into the hundreds in Norway final yr, however new registration information for the 2 international locations has revealed that, in October 2020, simply 35 Tesla Mannequin 3s had been bought within the Netherlands and 74 in Norway.
By comparability, a grand whole of two,789 VW ID.3s discovered new properties within the Netherlands in October whereas 2,475 had been bought in Norway. In Norway, that made the ID.three simply the best-selling automobile, beating the Toyota RAV4 that secured 706 gross sales in October.
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As famous by Forbes, Mannequin three gross sales have dwindled even additional within the first half of November, with solely 2 examples bought within the Netherlands and 5 models registered in Norway, in comparison with 717 and 560 ID.3s respectively.
Tesla has managed to promote a complete of three,271 Mannequin 3s in Norway to date this yr. Whereas that’s greater than another EVs, just like the Renault Zoe (2,140 models), the Mercedes-Benz EQC (2,755) and the BMW i3 (2,257), it trails the ID.three (four,465) that’s solely been on sale for a number of months and the Audi e-tron that’s registered a powerful eight,203 gross sales. In 2019, a complete of 13,980 Mannequin 3s had been bought in Norway.
The ID.three could possibly be thought-about as the primary bonafide rival to the Mannequin three from a legacy automaker and it exhibits that, whereas VW is just a little late to the get together, Tesla is lastly going through some stiff competitors.
Norway car registration information through ‘Info Council for the Highway Visitors’ (OFV)