Tesla Bests Mercedes-Benz in US Sales for First Time

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Tesla might’ve hit one of its biggest milestones ever as a company — outselling one of the automotive industry’s most formidable companies.

According to industry analysts at Atherton Research, Tesla has outsold Germany luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. The news broke at the end of the July-September sales period. Atherton Research’s principal analyst Jean Baptiste Su reported the sales in Forbes.

“In the third quarter – July to September – of this year, the Silicon Valley automaker sold 69,925 Model 3, S and X while the German car giant sold 66,542 vehicles, excluding commercial vans (Freightliner, Metris, and Sprinter).”

Challenging industry heavyweights

But it’s not just Mercedes-Benz who’s sinking compared to Tesla’s rising sales. Another leading car manufacturer could be overshadowed


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