In 2020, US automobile sales decreased by 15% YoY, while Tesla's sales increased by 9%.

According to the foreign media CleanTechnica, in 2020, U.S. car sales decreased by 2,592,185 units, a year-on-year decrease of 15%.

In 2020, only three automakers achieved positive sales growth. Compared to 2019, Volvo and Alfa Romeo increased by 1,895 units and 294 units, respectively. Tesla ranked first with an increase in sales of 17,638 units, a growth rate of 9%.

(Source: CleanTechnica)

(Source: CleanTechnica)

From the sales figures, the top five automakers with the largest decline in sales were Nissan (408,258 units), Ford (371,160 units), Toyota (247,335 units), Honda (240,980 units), and Chevrolet (219,133 units).

From the percentage of sales decline, the automakers with the largest decline were Fiat (-52%), Jaguar (-37%), Dodge (-37%), Nissan (-33%), and Infiniti (-32%).

From the results, the decline in sales was greatly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared to 2018, sales in 2019 only decreased by 177,839 units.

🔗Source: CleanTechnica

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