Electric automaker Tesla had its biggest sales month ever in China during the month of November with sales of 100,291 vehicles, Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday. It’s the highest number of vehicles sold since Tesla’s Shanghai factory began assembling cars in late 2019. The record sales and production ramp up was made possible after improvements and upgrades were made at Tesla's Shanghai factory over the summer.
Eric Walz2022-12-05 11:15 PT
Tesla is bringing in engineers and production staff from overseas to help boost production capacity at its factory in California to meet growing demand for its vehicles. Approximately 200 automation and control engineers from Tesla’s factory in Shanghai will assist the automaker in making upgrades to its Fremont factory to boost output.
FutureCar Staff 2022-11-01 10:00 PT
Electric automaker Tesla Inc plans to build a second factory in China which would double its production capacity in the world’s biggest auto market. The plans were confirmed in a letter sent to local officials this week, which outlined how Tesla planned to further expand its plant in Shanghai.
FutureCar Staff 2022-06-11 10:15 PT
Electric automaker Tesla plans to begin work on a new plant in China to double its manufacturing capacity in the world’s biggest automaker market, Reuters reported citing sources familiar with the matter. Work on the new facility could begin as early as next week.
Eric Walz2022-04-03 10:30 PT
Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc. has opened its Apollo Go robotaxi service in Shanghai, its third major city in China following the launch in Beijing and Guangzhou. With the launch of Apollo Go in Shanghai, Baidu says it's the only company to offer an autonomous ride-hailing service in three first-tier cities in China.
Eric Walz2021-10-20 14:30 PT
Electric automaker Tesla has experienced a sales rebound in China after local sales of China-made vehicles fell by 69% in July. In August, local sales of China-made vehicles reached 12,885 vehicles, representing a 49.5% increase from the previous month.
FutureCar Staff 2021-10-15 13:00 PT
StradVision, a company founded in 2014 that’s developing AI-powered perception systems for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) announced that it has established a subsidiary in Shanghai, which will help the company tap into China’s growing market for autonomous driving technology.
FutureCar Staff 2021-09-18 13:15 PT
Tesla's July sales figures in China were announced on Tuesday by the China Passenger Car Association and it shows that most of the electric vehicles Tesla built at its Shanghai factory last month were exported to other countries. Local sales of China-made vehicles fell by 69% to just 8,621 cars compared to June when Tesla sold 28,138 electric vehicles to customers in China.
FutureCar Staff 2021-09-16 12:55 PT
California automaker Tesla Inc. is putting its expansion plans in China on hold due to rising tensions between the U.S. and China. in March, Tesla refrained from bidding on a plot of land across the road from its Shanghai factory, as it's no longer aiming to boost China production capacity significantly, at least for now, Reuters reports. The sources declined to be named as the discussions were private.
Eric Walz2021-06-17 10:25 PT
Electric automaker Tesla plans to build facilities for recycling battery cells and other electric vehicle components such as electric motors at its factory in Shanghai, according to a document submitted by Tesla to authorities in Shanghai. Chief Executive Elon Musk said at the company's Battery Day event in Sept 2020 that he was looking at recycling batteries to supplement the supply of raw materials, including nickel and cobalt as Tesla increases its annual vehicle production.
Eric Walz2021-06-02 10:30 PT
After becoming the world’s most valuable car company in 2020 with a market cap topping $400 billion, Tesla is aggressively working to expand its manufacturing footprint in China, which is the world’s biggest auto market. The California company was just given the green light to sell the Model Y crossover in China. The EV will be built at Tesla's Shanghai factory.
FutureCar Staff 2021-01-06 12:00 PT
Electric automaker Tesla has confirmed that its will ship Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai factory to customers in Europe. The electric cars will be shipped to ten countries in Europe beginning this month, including Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland, the automaker said.
Eric Walz2020-11-25 08:00 PT
California automaker Tesla has cut the price of the China-built Model 3 in China by 8%. Tesla’s China website now shows the starting price of the standard range Model 3 sedan at 249,900 yuan ($36,805), after Chinese subsidies for electric vehicles are applied. The day before, the starting price for Model 3 was listed at 271,550 yuan ($39,990) after subsidies.
FutureCar Staff 2020-11-07 13:45 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is planning to export Model 3 sedans built at its Shanghai factory to Asia and Europe, according to sources. The first China-built Model 3s for delivery outside the country likely will start mass production in the fourth quarter, Bloomberg reports.
FutureCar Staff 2020-10-18 15:15 PT
California electric automaker Tesla said on Wednesday it will cut prices of its electric vehicles in North America and China as the company ramps up production at its Fremont, California, factory after the easing of coronavirus lockdowns.
Eric Walz2020-07-03 07:00 PT
While Tesla's new Shanghai factory gives the company a foothold in the world’s biggest auto market for the first time, Tesla is facing growing competition from a new crop of electric vehicle startups following in its footsteps and hoping to grab a piece of China’s growing EV market.
Manish Kharinta2020-06-18 19:00 PT
Tesla has suspended production in China, according to Chinese tech news site 36kr. The company’s Shanghai factory is currently building the Model 3 sedan for the Chinese market and is Tesla's only overseas factory.
FutureCar Staff 2020-06-13 08:25 PT
Two new versions of Tesla’s mass-market Model 3 went live on the company’s online design studio in China for the first time. The electric cars will be produced at the company's new Shanghai gigafactory.
Manish Kharinta2020-05-26 16:30 PT
Electric automaker Tesla just had its best sales month ever in China despite the coronavirus pandemic which caused a big drop in new vehicle sales in China. The California automaker sold 10,160 vehicles in China in March, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Thursday.
Eric Walz2020-05-16 13:30 PT
Electric automaker Tesla plans to open a design and research center in China to make what it called “Chinese-style” vehicles. The made the announcement in a recruitment notice on the Chinese social media platform WeChat, which is the equivalent of Twitter in China.
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