Record year for Tesla which almost doubled its sales last year. The title was awarded more than 13.5% on Monday.
Tesla delivered nearly one million vehicles in 2021, nearly twice as many as in 2020, doing better than expected despite global supply challenges.
Tesla delivered more than 936,000 cars of all models in 2021, representing an 87.4% growth over the previous year. The manufacturer is thus doing much better than the objective announced last January, to increase its deliveries by 50% on average per year for several years.
The most accessible models pull the activity. The group has indeed sold more than 910,000 copies of its 3 and Y models, against less than 25,000 vehicles of its luxury S and X models (sold respectively for 90,000 and 100,000 dollars each). In the fourth quarter alone, 308,600 cars were delivered. A little earlier in the year, in the second quarter, Tesla had crossed, for the first time, the threshold of 200,000 cars sold (201,250).
Tesla overcame logistical problems…