Tesla's EV sales increase over 35% in 2020 despite Covid-19 setbacks

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Monday, 04 January 2021

Delivery and sales from leading US-based electric vehicles (EVs) manufacturer Tesla showed strong growth over the course of 2020 despite the economic setbacks and logistic disruptions triggered by the global spread of Covid-19 and its economic consequences, according to data released by the company on Saturday January 2.

Tesla produced 509,737 and delivered 499,550 EVs during 2020.

The figures show a year-on-year increase in production of around 39.6% and an annual increase in sales of around 35.9%, in line with the company’s guidance.

The company added that production of its Model Y has...

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