SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc has obtained permission to begin promoting its Shanghai-made Mannequin Y sports activities utility car in China.
The Ministry of Business and Data Know-how revealed the approval on its web site on Monday.
Tesla, now sells its Mannequin 3 electrical automobiles in China and has been constructing new automotive manufacturing capability in Shanghai to make its Mannequin Y SUVs. It utilized for the Shanghai-made Mannequin Y SUV gross sales permission earlier this month.
It began delivering autos made in its Shanghai manufacturing facility final December and bought greater than 13,000 autos in China in October.
The corporate has began exporting China-made Mannequin 3 automobiles to Europe and stated final week it plans to additionally begin making electrical car chargers in China in 2021.
Reporting by Yilei Solar in Beijing and Brenda Goh in Shanghai; Modifying by Shri Navaratnam and Stephen Coates