Thanks to yet another strong sales performance chiefly in Norway and Switzerland, plus a consistent good showing in some of the region’s other markets, Tesla’s Model S has been crowned as July’s best selling electric car in Western Europe.
But AID’s exclusively compiled figures testify to a close run race for sector supremacy.
AID’s provisional figures reveal that Tesla’s Model S, with 1,106 sales took top honours in July’s West European electric car market.
Nissan’s LEAF, outsold by a mere whisker, still took July’s runner-up position with 1,011 units, unexpectedly beating its French ZOE cousin – 980 July sales - into third position.
European Tesla Model S Sales during
July - Best selling electric car
July’s 4th slot, despite another bumper sales month in Norway, but let down by precious few sales anywhere else, went to Volkswagen’s e-Golf in AID’s exclusive July ranking.
It must be a humiliating experience for the world’s long-established leading carmakers - striving hard to trumpet to the world at large their cutting-edge technological know-how, marketing skill and particularly service capability - when a complete newcomer to the cut-throat automotive scene zips past at speed at the first
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