According to media reports, nearly 113,900 of the 158,000 new electric vehicles registered in the U.S. in the first quarter of this year were Tesla-owned electric vehicles, up 59 percent year-over-year.
And as more data comes out, it can be found that more than 40% of the new Tesla electric cars registered in the U.S. market in the first quarter of this year were in California.
The latest data from foreign media shows that 48,038 new Tesla electric cars were registered in California in the first quarter of this year. Based on the 113,900 units disclosed by foreign media last week, the registration of Tesla electric cars in California in the first quarter of this year accounted for 42% of all new Tesla registrations in the United States in the same period.
Among the electric cars Tesla is currently delivering, mainly the Model Y and Model 3, which are also Tesla's highest-producing models at the moment, with the former registering more than 50,000 new units in the U.S. in the first quarter and the Model 3 registering 46,800 new units.
In California, Model Y and Model 3 also occupy a considerable proportion of the data show that Model Y has 21,812 new registrations and Model 3 has 21,506 new registrations in California in the first quarter, and the proportion of new registrations of these two vehicles in the United States in the first quarter, also exceeded 40%.
California, with its Silicon Valley, has a large number of highly skilled and high-income people, and has always been an important sales area for Tesla's electric cars. California is also the location of Tesla's former headquarters, and has an important vehicle factory under Tesla in Fremont.