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Chinese startups are waiting anxiously for the Tesla Model 3 to open up a mass market for mid-priced EVs next year so they can use a home court advantage to jump in on the action. Domestic companies like Future Mobility, WM Motor, and Singulato Motors, are working hard to be ready for Tesla’s first “volume” […]

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Last year Tesla saw the strong sales results in China it had originally hoped since entering the country in 2014. In a U.S. regulatory filing, the electric automaker reported making more than $1 billion in revenue in that market last year. That made for more than 15 percent of Tesla’s revenue last year of over […]

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Tesla will be selling its electric vehicles in India, according to a Tweet. The nation of India is vast market with a growing population and economy, and very few EV offerings in the market, and Tesla could be well positioned to make a splash there. According to a Feb. 7 Twitter response to a question […]

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The driver of a Tesla Model S that crashed in Autopilot in China is contending sales staff overplayed “self-driving” capabilities. Tesla said Wednesday that a Model S crashed in Beijing while in Autopilot mode in a minor incident without injuries. Tesla said it had reviewed data to confirm the car was in Autopilot mode during […]

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Tesla Motors may be setting up a manufacturing plant in Shanghai to serve the China market. An unnamed source has told Bloomberg that Jinqiao Group, a Shanghai government-owned company, has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Tesla that will lead to a $9 billion factory investment in the area. Tesla and Jinqiao Group will […]

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The Tesla Model X will be coming out much sooner than expected in China, according to a media report. Robin Ren, vice-president of Tesla and president of its Asia-Pacific region, told China Daily that the Model X will go on sale in China near the end of this month. That’s much sooner than the initial […]

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Tesla Motors is getting an early start educating Chinese consumers about electric cars through its “Tesla experience centers.” Tesla China has been inviting kindergarten-age students to visit its local service centers. They’re called “Tesla experience centers” where students are brought the facilities during field trips. Classes are being held at the centers, with the primary […]

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The Tesla Model 3 destined for the Chinese market will be built in China with an as-yet un-named joint venture partner. Tesla aims to skirt heavy taxation on imported cars, and price could be whittled 30 percent by this move. Cars built for the rest of the world are to be manufactured in California, though […]

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Tesla Motors wants an easier way to build its vehicles in China, and is hoping the Obama administration can help. Under current laws, China only allows foreign auto companies to build vehicles within the country if they are first paired with a Chinese partner. This adds to the cost and complications for carmakers that aren’t […]

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Complications surrounding charging misconceptions and regional differences have stalled Tesla’s sales in China, leading the company to revamp its approach throughout the region. It wasn’t that long ago that the electric carmaker projected that the Chinese market would match – or even top – sales in the U.S. China “could be as big as the […]

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