Tesla Model 3 the best-selling electric car in the world

Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan is the best-selling electric car in the world, CleanTechnica reports.

According to the report, the Model 3 is far ahead of other electric cars such as the Nissan LEAF and BAIC EC-Series.

Tesla’s electric sedan comprises 7% of the electric vehicle market with 145,846 cars sold in 2018 – 55,000 more than its nearest competitor.

The carmaker’s Model S and Model X vehicles also sold well last year, taking 4th and 5th place respectively.

To meet demand, Tesla is now manufacturing more than 1,000 Model 3 vehicles per day and the car continues to gain popularity in the United States and across the world.

The electric carmaker is also planning on expanding its model line-up soon, with the Model Y set to reach production in 2020.

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