Starting from May 23, 2022, Tesla will recall some Chinese-made Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles produced from October 19, 2021 to April 26, 2022, totaling 107,293 vehicles.
Tesla plans to add more shifts at its Shanghai Gigafactory from May 16, as it seeks to return production to levels before the city locked down to control the spread of COVID-19.
Tesla has confirmed plans to build a new production facility near its current factory in Shanghai's Lingang New Area, in order to expand production capacity.
Tesla China's official website showed on Thursday that the basic price of its Model Y rear-wheel drive electric vehicle was raised by 15,060 yuan ($2,373) to reach a total of 316,900 yuan ($49,921).
On Thursday, the official website of Tesla China indicated a price increase of 10,000 yuan ($1,581) for both the Model 3 Performance and Model Y Long Range, Performance versions.
EV maker Tesla announced on Friday that 22 super charging stations and 128 super charging piles have been launched in 21 cities across China in the month of December.
Tesla released its vehicle delivery data for the fourth quarter and whole year of 2021 on Sunday.
Regarding a Tesla recall announcement last week, Chinese auto parts supplier Ningbo Tuopu Group on Monday issued a statement at the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Tao Lin, Vice President of Tesla Global, said in an interview that Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory can achieve the goal of producing 500,000 vehicles this year.
Some owners of the performance version of China-made Model Y found that the model is equipped with the new 12V lithium-ion battery.
The Public Access Platform to Corporate and Institutional Environmental Information of Shanghai published Tesla's EIA report for its production line optimization project in the second stage of the Shanghai Super Factory (Phase I).
Deliveries of the China-made Tesla Model Y Performance will begin soon, the company said on its Weibo account on Tuesday. The model uses dual motors and ternary lithium batteries and has a NEDC range of 566km.
Recently, some Tesla owners reported that their newly delivered vehicles had no USB ports in the central console or rear seat. Instead, the holes where the USB ports are supposed to be are empty.
Tesla's preference for lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) batteries released in the company's third quarter report has once again triggered market speculation about the firm's battery suppliers.
On September 11, Tesla China's official website showed that the price of its Model Y Performance car was raised by 10,000 yuan ($1,552) to reach a total of 387,900 yuan.
As of August 23rd, Tesla has officially started to deliver to Europe the Model Ys produced in its Giga Shanghai factory.
BYD has denied rumors it is supplying Tesla with "blade batteries" on Wednesday, asserting that the company never told the media that it would do so, nor did it say that its blade batteries would be used in Tesla's Model Y.
Tesla sold 32,968 vehicles in July, up 199% year-on-year, while the volume of made-in-China cars delivered domestically in July was only 8,621, down 69% from the 28,138 units delivered in June, according to data released Tuesday by CPCA.
According to media sources recently invited to visit Tesla's Shanghai car factory, the combined annual output of Model Ys and Model 3s at the location has reached 450,000 vehicles.
California-based electric car company Tesla Inc. released its 2021 second quarter financial report on Tuesday, showing promising developments for its manufacturing and sales performance in the Chinese market.