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Monday, December 30, 2019, 14:45
1st batch of China-built Tesla vehicles delivered in Shanghai
By Xinhua
Monday, December 30, 2019, 14:45 By Xinhua

Workers at Tesla's Shanghai plant applaud as one of Tesla's first China-made Model 3 vehicles rolls off the line. (FANG ZHE / XINHUA)

SHANGHAI - The first batch of vehicles produced by Tesla's overseas plant in Shanghai was delivered to customers Monday.

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US electric carmaker Tesla Inc. broke ground on Jan 7 in Shanghai on its first overseas factory. Located in Lingang Area, a high-end manufacturing park in the southeast harbor of Shanghai, the plant is designed with an annual capacity of 500,000 electric cars.

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Tesla signed the agreement with the Shanghai municipal government in July 2018 to build the factory. In October 2018, the company was approved to use an 864,885-square-meter tract of land in Lingang for its Shanghai plant.

Workers at Tesla's Shanghai plant applaud as one of Tesla's first China-made Model 3 vehicles rolls off the line. (FANG ZHE / XINHUA)

Owners of Tesla's first China-made Model 3 vehicles pose at the delivery ceremony in Shanghai, Dec 30, 2019. (FANG ZHE / XINHUA)

Owners of Tesla's first China-made Model 3 vehicles pose at the delivery ceremony in Shanghai, Dec 30, 2019. (FANG ZHE / XINHUA)

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