Tesla achieved a surprising result last month: The manufacturer sold four Model 4s in France. It is surprising, as the car ranks at the top in some EU countries. This is not unusual in reality. This is the direct result of Tesla’s delivery strategy.
The Tesla Model 3 was the dominant electric car in France for most of 2021. Although the Fiat 500 has replaced it, the Model 3 is still a benchmark in the field and the first choice for fans of the genre. We were also surprised to discover that only four Model 3s were delivered to French drivers in July.
Model Y is not faring much better with only 75 registrations and falling to 29th in the ranking. What happened then? Increased competition Increased prices repeatedly? Elon Musk posted another joke about bad taste? All of this is absurd. This is a predictable figure for Tesla. They are not at all concerned about it.
Tesla sold very little in July, but everything is fine
The semiconductor shortage is being referred to as the “silver sands” problem, which is affecting the automotive industry just as much as its counterparts. New containment measures have been implemented in Shanghai, the location of one of the manufacturer’s Gigafactories. This not-so-catastrophic result is due to Tesla’s delivery system.
The company decided to ship its vehicles quarterly, which will have an impact on sales once it is available. Sales explode at the start of the cycle and charts rise. The curves begin to fall at the end, and then the cycle repeats the next month. It is important to note that the results for this year are si