The total registrations in California have decreased by almost 48% year-over-year to 9,774, while in the 23-states tracked by Cross-Sell, registrations went down by 49% year-over-year to 18,702.
The registration number is not directly related to deliveries (it can take several weeks between sales and registration of a new vehicle - typically it's around 30 days according to the article). Against all odds, in Q2 Tesla was able to achieve a very high number of deliveries globally.
The interesting thing is that the new registrations of Tesla Model 3 in California fell by 63.6% year-over-year to 5,951 units.
While the significant decrease of new registrations is not surprising at all, the main question is whether the Model 3 will remain the top-selling Tesla, or as predicted by the company, Model Y will outsell at the other models soon?