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Tesla Model 3 became the best-selling BEV in Germany in ten months of 2021 with a record high of 25,341 registrations, indicating a very strong interest in the local market. The car of the American manufacturer has surpassed even the cars of local brands in the number of sales.
Throughout 2021, Tesla Model 3 shone in the German market, which welcomes the cars of the American manufacturer with great love. While electric vehicles from local manufacturers are still highly popular, Model 3 was the most coveted this year. According to EU-EVs data, the car of the American manufacturer was sold to 25,341 customers in Germany, making it the best-selling BEV in the 10 months of 2021, from January to October.
With a slight lag of 1,693 cars, the electric car of the local automobile giant Volkswagen ID.3 is in second place with 23,684 registered units. In third place is also Volkswagen's car—UP!—with 22,977 registrations. Fourth place was taken by the electric car of the French automaker, Renault Zoe, with 15,965 units sold. South Korean Hyundai Kona closes out the top five with 14,688 registrations.
In addition to 25,341 Model 3s, Tesla sold 2,047 Model Ys in 2021 as sales of the compact SUV have only recently started. Nonetheless, the American manufacturer took 10.3% of the German market share this year, placing it in second place.
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Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.