Tesla China sales increase in August

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Just as workers wind up construction of phase 2 at Giga Shanghai, the latest numbers from China show a small increase in sales compared to the previous month.

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According to figures reported by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), Tesla sold 11,800 made-in-China Model 3’s in August. That number is up from the 11,014 units sold in July, but down from the all-time high of 14,954 units in June 2020.

MonthSales
January2,620
February3,900
March10,160
April3,635
May11,095
June14,954
July11,014
August11,800
September11,329

Those numbers are expected to increase as the Model Y production line at Giga Shanghai should be complete and up and running later this year, with the first deliveries scheduled for early next year.

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