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Tesla Says Giga Shanghai Production Expansion Project Now Complete

China is one of Tesla’s most important markets and a new report shows that the automaker has completed a project to expand production output after a couple of months. Tesla officially finished increasing production output on its production lines at Giga Shanghai on Monday, as noted in a statement on a government website that requires […]

Tesla Says Retail Strategy in China Still Expanding at Normal Pace

Following reports claiming changes to Tesla’s retail strategy in China, the automaker has clarified that some of its city center locations will remain open as planned. Tesla said on Monday that it still plans to expand sales in China at a normal place, contradicting a report last week saying the automaker was closing more expensive […]

Tesla Offers Subsidies to China Buyers If They Opt for Insurance

Some expect that a new subsidy for Tesla buyers in China could signal upcoming price changes, after weeks of the automaker dropping wait times on its electric vehicles (EVs). Tesla began offering insurance subsidies in China that some expect to precede possible price cuts, according to a report from CnEVPost. Those who get deliveries from […]

Tesla Deliveries Triple in China After Giga Shanghai Upgrades

Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai in China recently underwent new production improvements which helped the automaker build around three times as many cars in August as it did in July. According to data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), Tesla sold 76,965 units made at its Giga Shanghai in August, almost tripling sales from the month […]

Tesla Asks China for Help to Keep Power Running for Suppliers

Tesla and SAIC Motors told the government of Shanghai that a continued power crunch in Sichuan could affect production, according to sources familiar with the matter. After the companies reached out to the government, the city of Shanghai reached out to the southwestern province to request it prioritize electricity for electric vehicle (EV) suppliers, as […]

Tesla Reduces Model Y Delivery Wait Times by 50% in China

Electric vehicles (EVs) from Tesla are in extremely high demand, but a new update from the automaker’s Chinese production facility shows that wait times for its signature electric SUV have dropped in recent weeks. Tesla said it has cut down waiting times for Model Y units to range from four to eight weeks, according to […]
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Tesla Hits Milestone: 1,000,000 Cars Made at Giga Shanghai

Tesla hit a milestone recently at its Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. According to CEO Elon Musk on Sunday, Giga Shanghai has already made one million cars. “Congrats Giga Shanghai on making millionth car! Total Teslas made now over 3 [million],” said Musk. An attached photo showed Tesla China employees making a “T” gesture with their […]

Tesla Sold 30,000 Cars in China for July, Says CPCA Data

As Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory ramps production back up after a short production pause, the automaker reportedly experienced a drop in July sales. Tesla’s Giga Shanghai sold around 30,000 units in July, according to estimates from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) reported by CnEVPost. It’s unclear as of yet how precise the estimate is, though […]

Tesla’s Giga Shanghai Upgrade Boosts Production By 30%: Report

After Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai upgraded its production line for Model Y units and is expecting to produce around one-third more cars than it could before, one source said. Tesla’s Giga Shanghai has upgraded its Model Y production line to around 30 percent more daily production capacity, according to people familiar with the matter who reported […]

Tesla Sells Record-Breaking 78,000 China-Made Cars in June: CPCA

After Tesla and a handful of other companies were forced to shut down in China throughout March and April due to surging COVID-19 cases, the automaker has made a tremendous rebound from the lows, even setting a new record. Tesla sold a record-breaking 78,000 units made in China in June, marking a huge rebound for […]