How Tesla EVs Helped Reduce Carbon Emissions in 2021? Electricity Production, CO2 Amount, and Other Details

Tesla EVs have been really helpful when it comes to reducing carbon emissions across the globe back in 2021. Ever since experts warned about the worsening global warming, various countries decided to ramp up their efforts to prevent the increasing CO2 emissions. 

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A Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is dispalyed on a showroom floor at the Miami Design District on October 21, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Tesla reported $1.6 billion in profits for the months of July, August, and September, a record for them.

Of course, one of their main goals is to replace all traditional vehicles with new zero-emission models. So far, many drivers are now purchasing Tesla EVs. 

This is because of the efficient enhancements released by the automaker, such as the advanced FSD (Full Self-Driving) feature, additional driving range, and other upgrades. 

How Tesla EVs Helped Reduce Carbon Emissions in 2021?

According to ScreenRant’s latest report, traditional vehicles face various issues. Aside from the increasing criticisms they receive from environmental groups and experts, gas-based cars are also having problems with fuel hikes. 

How Tesla EVs Helped Reduce Carbon Emissions in 2021? Electricity Production, CO2 Amount, and Other Details

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A tesla vehicle is displayed in a Manhattan dealership on January 30, 2020 in New York City. Following a fourth-quarter earnings report, Tesla, the electric car company, saw its stock surge to another record high Thursday that blew past estimates.

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On the other hand, the microchip shortage also affects traditional car production. Most modern vehicle models rely on next-gen processors. 

Since SoC scarcity is still happening, traditional giant automakers are having a hard time meeting the demands of their consumers. Meanwhile, Tesla’s EV production is becoming better and better. 

Since the cars shipped by the EV developer generate on electric cells, their average CO2 emission is only 30 tons per year. 

This is quite low compared to the average 70-ton carbon emissions generated by traditional vehicles yearly.  

More Tesla EV Units are Coming 

Since demands for Tesla electric car models are increasing, the automaker is ramping up its production and development efforts. 

Reuters reported that Tesla is now exporting its first Shanghai-manufactured vehicles after the Giga Shanghai reopened. 

This is a big deal since Tesla’s Gigafactory in the Asian country experienced several issues due to lockdowns implemented by the government. 

On May 13, Tesla announced that it started shipping around 4,000 vehicles. Now, the automaker is planning to export more than 300,000 Shanghai-based EVs before 2022 ends. 

Meanwhile, Elon Musk said that Tesla’s global economic expansion is possible through the use of clean energy. 

On the other hand, Tesla recently asked for faster Panasonic 4680 EV battery productions. 

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