Tesla delivered 3,025 cars in China during the first 3 quarters of 2015

Tesla ChinaAfter mostly flat sales during the first half of the year, Tesla experienced a 52% quarterly increased between the second quarter and the third ended in September by delivering 1,345 Model S units for a total of 3,025 so far in 2015. Tesla rarely discloses sales by segment, but CEO Elon Musk made an exception during a recent visit in China and later Tesla spokesperson Gary Tao confirmed the numbers.

Tesla quarterly deliveries chinaChina recently became the biggest auto market in the world and automakers are now spending a lot of resources trying to figure out how to perform in the country. Tesla had a rough start and even laid-off some staffs early in the year to change its strategy in the country, but now it seems to be paying off based on the recent increase in deliveries.The company will have to repeat similar quarterly growth in China during the fourth quarter in order to achieve their 50,000 to 55,000 worldwide delivery guidance for 2015.

Tesla is also seeing significant growth in European markets, which now account for more Model S sales than North America.

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Comments

  1. PhilBoogie - 7 years ago

    With a population of 1,376,049,000 I am clearly missing something here, as this number doesn’t make a ding in the universe (™)

    • BEP - 7 years ago

      Fun fact: passenger cars per 1000 inhabitants.
      China 113
      USA 809
      Switzerland 539
      Germany 572
      Italy 679

      Data varies slightly depending on statistics and year considered.

      • PhilBoogie - 7 years ago

        Wow! That is brilliant info! I had no idea, BIG thanks.

  2. Hamad - 7 years ago

    What about sales in japan??

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