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12 Oct 2021
Tesla sold 56,006 Cars: Highest Record Sales in China
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Data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) showed on Tuesday that the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc sold 56,006 China-made vehicles in September, the highest since it started production in Shanghai about two years ago.
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.
Other competitors like the Chinese EV makers Nio Inc and Xpeng Inc delivered over 10,000 vehicles each last month. While Volkswagen AG said it sold 10,126 ID. series EVs in China last September.
CPCA added that the passenger car sales in China in September totalled 1.6 million, which is down 17% from a year earlier.