Tesla is the victim of its own success in Denmark. After the European country announced the phasing out of its tax break for electric vehicles by the end of 2015, Tesla’s sales surged to an all-time high in the country. The automaker delivered almost as many cars in the last 3 months of 2015 as it did since the introduction of the Model S in 2013.
Buyers rushed to purchase a new Tesla and have it delivered by the end of the year in order to profit from the tax break, but predictably, Tesla’s sales in Denmark virtually vanished in 2016. Now Tesla is having difficulty keeping up with servicing all those vehicles with its limited service presence in the country. expand full story