Tesla starts selling Shanghai-made Model Y electric SUVs in surprise launch as rivalry heats up in world’s largest EV market

//Tesla starts selling Shanghai-made Model Y electric SUVs in surprise launch as rivalry heats up in world’s largest EV market

Tesla starts selling Shanghai-made Model Y electric SUVs in surprise launch as rivalry heats up in world’s largest EV market

Tesla said it would begin taking orders for the Model Y all-electric sports utility vehicle in China on New Year’s Day with a 30 per cent price markdown, in an unexpected launch of its second made-in-Shanghai model as competition ratchets up in the world’s largest vehicle market. Tesla’s Long Range version of the Model Y, to be built at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai, will start from 339,000 yuan (US$52,074), excluding a government subsidy to prod customers to replace their petrol…

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