Within the third quarter of 2021 Tesla sold 241,300 cars. That is 102,000 greater than the identical time interval final 12 months. Positive, that is solely barely greater than half of the 446,997 cars that GM sold within the final three months. However, that quantity represents a steep 33-percent decline year-over-year for GM. And (if my math is correct) would imply that it offered extra vehicles than Subaru globally over the past three months.
That Tesla has surged whereas different automakers are struggling is not an enormous shock when you begin digging into the main points, although. Whereas different producers have felt the brunt of the worldwide chip scarcity Tesla has begun sourcing totally different silicon, in keeping with The Verge, and rewriting its software program to work with these new elements.
Moreover the corporate solely just lately started promoting its fashionable Mannequin Y in Europe and it is nonetheless comparatively new to the Chinese language market as nicely, giving it loads of room for development.
After all, issues aren’t all rosy for Tesla. The corporate continues to be facing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board right here within the US. And it is solely a few month faraway from a massive recall of almost 300,000 autos in China. To not point out each its Roadster, Cybertruck and electric semi-truck are dealing with extended delays.
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