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Tesla Model 3 takes over Europe

A few weeks after its arrival on the old continent, the Tesla Model 3 is already becoming the best-selling electric car in several European markets.

It has now been a month since Tesla officially started Model 3 deliveries in Europe and the automaker has already delivery thousands of units in Several markets.

In Norway, Tesla delivered hundreds of Model 3 vehicles last month, but March is proving to be the month during which the Model 3 is taking over the automotive market in the country.

In the first week of March, over a thousand new Model 3 vehicles were registered in Norway — three times more than any other car.

Considering that there’s another shipment of over one thousand Model 3’s expected in Norway any day now, the new electric vehicle is going to become the best-selling car in the country by a wide margin.

In Germany, which is a market where Tesla had difficulties in the past, the automaker delivered almost 1,000 Model 3 cars last month — increasing its sales by over 500% in the market.

The Netherlands has also been an important market for Tesla and with 472 Model 3’s delivered last month, it was enough for the vehicle to become the best-selling EV in the country – beating other newcomers like the Kona EV and Niro EV as well as longtime bestsellers, like the Nissan Leaf.

Tesla also got boosted by Model 3 in several other European markets where the automaker generally only sees minimal sales per month, like France and Spain.

Electrek’s Take

This is just the beginning. Keep in mind that those delivery numbers are just for the first few shipments of only the two higher-end versions of the Model 3.

Tesla is now selling 3 less expensive versions of the Model 3.

I expect that the Model 3 will end up being the best-selling EV in most markets in Europe throughout most of the year and it should even end up being the best-selling car in some markets, like Norway.

It will go a long way to accelerate the adoption of EVs into the mainstream.

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