Tesla Dominates U.S. Luxury Sedan Sales

When it comes to big premium cars, the automaker says BMW, Mercedes, and Audi aren’t even close.

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Tesla Motors Co. is facing some serious challenges keeping up with its ever-expanding ambitions, but one thing is certain: It’s selling a lot of luxury cars. 

Tesla’s U.S. sales of its Model S sedan jumped 59 percent over the same quarter last year, increasing its already sizable lead among large luxury cars, according to internal third-quarter sales numbers—which Tesla usually keeps confidential—and competitor data compiled by the automaker. Tesla says it’s now responsible for almost a third of all sales in the segment. Its nearest competitors are the newly updated BMW 7-Series and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.  

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