Tesla’s Mannequin 3 shocked the world, took the auto market by storm, and as soon as manufacturing capability ramped up, was offered and delivered to hundreds of thousands of houses world wide. Nevertheless it didn’t take lengthy to understand that the Mannequin 3 wouldn’t be Tesla’s greatest promoting automobile for lengthy. The Mannequin Y, primarily the Mannequin 3 however a bit taller, larger, and extra spacious — a crossover — was destined to be Tesla’s gross sales champion. Final 12 months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicted the Mannequin Y would turn into the most effective promoting car on the planet. In August 2016, when Musk predicted the 2 autos would most likely promote 500,000–1,000,000 items per 12 months every, I argued that demand may simply be a lot increased. We’re primarily on observe for Elon Musk’s goal. We’ll see what occurs after that.
Tesla Mannequin Y Breaks 53-12 months-Outdated Auto Gross sales File
On the Tesla Mannequin Y’s stand up the gross sales ladder, it has been the highest vendor in quite a few markets for not less than one month, typically extra. However maybe the largest nod to its success comes from a small northerly nation in Europe. Norway has lengthy been the world’s EV gross sales chief when it comes to the share of auto gross sales which are electrical — electrical automobile adoption. (About 90% of latest automobile gross sales in Norway are plugin automobile gross sales.) Now, it’s bought one other report to placed on its big EV data wall. In 1969, 16,699 Volkswagen Beetles have been offered in Norway. Since then, no automobile has had extra gross sales in a single 12 months in Norway. Nevertheless, the Tesla Mannequin Y had different plans — or one can say Mannequin Y patrons did. The Mannequin Y has simply damaged the 1969 Beetle’s report — absolutely with a few of the identical patrons sharing in each data.
Growth! The report simply broke 🤠@tesla Mannequin Y simply handed all-time-high sale in a 12 months for the reason that nonetheless standing 1969 report; 16699 VW Beetle in Norway
Now at 16701 with 9 days left 🎊
— Norwegian Highway⚡️ (@NorwegianRoad) December 22, 2022
Mannequin Y simply broke the bestselling automobile report in Norway, held since 1969 by the Beetle! 🇳🇴
— Tesla (@Tesla) December 22, 2022
As of earlier immediately, the Mannequin Y was as much as 16,701 gross sales in 2022 in Norway. And there’s greater than per week left within the 12 months.
Due to Norwegian Highway for monitoring this and sharing the information. Replace: I used to be additionally knowledgeable that elbilstatistikk.no and beetle.teslastats.no deserve a hat tip right here.
Tesla Mannequin Y Scores Greatest Security Score in Australia
Tesla has lengthy prioritized security when designing its automobiles, and that has led to quite a few security data — set by the Mannequin S, Mannequin X, Mannequin 3, and Mannequin Y. This development has continued Down Beneath. Prefer it did within the US and Europe, Tesla notched one other security title in Australia, with the Tesla Mannequin Y scoring the “greatest total weighted security rating of any automobile examined this 12 months by ANCAP.” ANCAP is the Australasian New Automobile Evaluation Program — the automotive security ranking company for Australia and New Zealand.
Mannequin Y achieved the best total weighted security rating of any automobile examined this 12 months by ANCAP (🇦🇺 & 🇳🇿 security ranking company)
— Tesla (@Tesla) December 22, 2022
You possibly can dig into the main points on the Mannequin Y’s security ranking right here, however the gist is identical because it’s been for years — the Tesla Mannequin Y excels in nearly each security metric and with nearly each security characteristic.
Total, small electrical SUVs are doing very nicely on the ANCAP security checks. Apart from the Tesla Mannequin Y, ANCAP highlights different small electrical SUVs (and a petrol-powered one) which have gotten 5-star rankings:
There’s that BYD Atto 3 once more!
See another massive information in regards to the Tesla Mannequin Y recently? Keep tuned — extra is coming. Although, they received’t be probably the most bullish of tales.
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