A lot can happen in a year. Tesla just cut the price of Model 3 cars made in China
Miss something this week? Don’t panic.
Earlier this week, 15 Tesla employees became the first customers to receive cars made at the plant during a ceremony there. Other customers will begin receiving cars this month, Tesla China’s general manager Wang Hao said at the time.
Tesla isn’t new to the Chinese market — it’s been delivering cars there since 2014. But Musk has touted the new factory as a “template for future growth.” The company has said it wants to eventually make 500,000 cars a year in Shanghai.
It’s also the first Tesla production plant built outside the United States. Musk recently announced that the company has plans to build another one in Berlin, taking the great electric car race to the manufacturing heart of Europe.