Tesla is not considered to be a household name, but that idea may be changing. The brand has silently become a bestseller in the state of California, where their electric powertrains are better accepted than in other areas of the country.
Tesla stealthily becomes a bestseller in California
Tesla trails behind only Mercedes-Benz and BMW for sales in the first half of 2013. The Tesla Model S is now the third bestseller, with the Mercedes E-Class coming in first and the BMW 5-Series second. The Model S certainly seems to be the little electric car that could–unloading a staggering 4,714 units during the first half of 2013 alone.