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The Tesla Model 3 Is Displacing The Toyota Prius: It's About Time

Discussion in 'Toyota Passenger and Sports Car' started by BGroot, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. BGroot

    BGroot Moderator

    The Prius has been the long-standing darling of the eco-conscious car crowd. But that's changing in a hurry with the Model 3.

    First some background and stats. Let's start with Elon Musk speaking during this past week's second-quarter 2018 earnings conference call.

    "The more Model 3s we deliver to the field, it's actually causing viral growth of our sales. So, if we deliver a Model 3 to somebody [and] they love it, they tell all of their friends...really our customers are our primary sales force...that's the thing that fundamentally drives our sales."

    --Elon Musk, August 2, 2018 Tesla earnings conference call

    Then later in the conference call Robin Ren, VP Worldwide Sales at Tesla, cited the Prius as the first among a list of five cars that Model 3 buyers are trading in.

    "So, we looked at what people who are buying Model 3 cars in the United States, what cars they are trading in. What we found is through this year, from January to July, the ....READ MORE HERE
     

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