Home / Auto News / Tesla gets green light to start delivering Model 3 in Europe

Tesla Inc. was cleared to begin delivering its Model 3 sedans across Europe, according to Dutch vehicle authority RDW.

Deliveries should start in February and, as happened in the US, the first sales in Europe will be for the Model 3 Long Range Battery variant, according to Tesla.

Starting Model 3 deliveries in Europe is a key priority for Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. He’s pointed to sales of the sedan in Europe and China as a main reason he isn’t concerned about any potential setback caused by the US federal tax credit toward Tesla purchases halving to $3,750 as of Jan. 1.

The company also said in its third-quarter shareholder letter that, “The mid-sized premium sedan market in Europe is more than twice as big as the same segment in the US"

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

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