Nine out of 10 Tesla electric car sales in Australia in 2020 are Model 3

As the third quarter of 2020 reaches an end, the new data reveals that the Californian electric car maker has outsold the electric sales of all other car makers combined by a factor of two to one in Australia, another landslide achievement.

While electric cars account for only 0.6 per cent of automotive sales in Australia, the continued growth of the market is in stark contrast to more than two years of declining combustion engine sales. But it could – and should – be even better. Policy and sales targets geared to help accelerate adoption of electric vehicles has not been embraced by the federal government despite a shift to such policies in overseas markets including the US, Europe, and China including bans of new combustion car sales from 2030-2035 depending on the country.

TheDriven Nine out of 10 Tesla electric car sales in Australia in 2020 are Model 3