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Tesla still dominates US EV sales, VW thinks tipping point near

CleanTechnica has published its EV sales estimates, and the results do not look good for Tesla rivals. The figures show that Tesla held 83% of the market in Q2, growing from 76% in Q1, with its Model 3 jumping from 24,000 sales to 47,000 – 66% of Q2 sales. The nearest rival was the Chevrolet Bolt, which only managed 3,965 units in Q2, down from 4,316. For some context, total car sales in the US in Q2 were around 4.39mn units, up from 3.95mn in Q1, so EV’s still only account for around 1.6% in Q2. However, this imbalance shan’t last for long, in Volkswagen’s opinion at least. SVP for VW Group Reinhard Fischer said that EVs are near price…

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