Tesla’s EV Market Share Drops to 52.4%

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Tesla Continues to Face Challenges Despite Cybertruck Success

Tesla recently celebrated the Cybertruck’s triumph as the second-best-selling electric pickup truck in the United States. However, this victory is overshadowed by the ongoing struggles the company is facing. Following a significant 25% decline in new car registrations in February, Tesla’s woes persist as the numbers continue to drop.

Declining Sales Trend

In March, Tesla reported a further 12% decrease in new car registrations compared to the previous year. This downward trend is highlighted in a report by Automotive News. Despite registering over 50,000 new Tesla vehicles in March alone, the company is experiencing a decline in market share.

Tesla’s share of the electric vehicle (EV) market fell to 52.4% in March, down from 61.5% the previous year. This decline is attributed to increased competition from other EV manufacturers entering the market and challenging Tesla’s dominance. S&P Global Mobility’s Associate Director of Industry Analysis, Tom Libby, noted the shift in market dynamics, stating, “There’s a lot of other brands we knew were coming [with EVs] and they’re here and they’re competitive.”

Despite the decrease in market share, Tesla remains the top-selling EV maker in America, maintaining a significant lead over its competitors. While Tesla sold over 50,000 EVs, Ford only managed to sell around 10,000 units, securing the second spot. Hyundai and BMW followed closely behind with 5,686 and 4,246 electric models sold, respectively.

With the EV market becoming increasingly competitive, Tesla’s position as a market leader is being challenged. The company’s declining sales figures signal a changing landscape in the EV sector, with rivals gaining ground and threatening Tesla’s longstanding dominance.

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