How are the “Tesla Killers” Faring So Far in the US?

US Top 12 Selling EVs Jan-June 2019

The media and Tesla shorts and haters love to tout every new BEV that comes to market as the latest “Tesla Killer.” That moniker usually has little basis in reality, but is simply used by headline writers to attract eyeballs and haters and shorts to rally the bearish story on Tesla.