Tesla sold record 56,006 China-made vehicles in Sept - CPCA

Tesla sold record 56,006 China-made vehicles in Sept - CPCA By Nidhul - October 12, 2021
Tesla sold record 56006 China made vehicles in Sept

A man wearing a face mask following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walks by Tesla Model 3 sedans and Tesla Model X sport utility vehicle at a new Tesla showroom in Shanghai, China May 8, 2020.

U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) sold 56,006 China-made vehicles in September, the highest since it started production in Shanghai about two years ago, data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) showed on Tuesday.

The September sales included 3,853 that were exported, the data showed.

Tesla, which is making Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles in Shanghai, sold 44,264 China-made vehicles in August, including 31,379 that were exported.

Chinese EV makers Nio Inc (NIO.N) and Xpeng Inc (9868.HK) delivered over 10,000 vehicles each last month. Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said it sold 10,126 ID. series EVs in China in September.

CPCA said passenger car sales in China in September totalled 1.6 million, down 17% from a year earlier.

Source: Reuters / Reporting by Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh; Editing by Jacqueline Wong and Muralikumar Anantharaman

By Nidhul - October 12, 2021

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