Tesla showed a new map of the
impact of its cars on harmful emissions into the atmosphere and claims that at the moment has already helped to avoid the release of 2.5 million tons of CO2. Last year, Tesla talked about 1.3 million tons.
It is not yet clear what exactly the calculation methodology was used - it is obvious that it can be considered differently. The easiest way is to sum up the average exhaust of the same number of internal combustion engines of cars of the Tesla Model S / X segment, which is sold by Tesla itself.
Of course, those regions on the map where electricity is generated from renewable sources will give a more accurate picture than those where coal-fired power plants are common.
One way or another, the map shows the distribution of Tesla cars in the world.
Map for the whole world:
Map for USA:
The United States is the undisputed leader. China in second place
Top 10 countries:
The numbers are quite expected, except perhaps Hong Kong, which turned out to be slightly ahead of Norway, but its position will probably change soon, as sales in Hong Kong almost stopped after the government significantly reduced subsidies for electric vehicles, while sales in Norway continue to beat all records.
Top 10 cities in the United States:
You can also view other markets by changing the country on the Tesla website.
There are also surprises. For example, Trois-Rivières is in 7th place, although it is only in 27th place among the largest cities of Canada (by population):