Tesla Giga Shanghai “will become Tesla’s most important export base and production center”
Tesla Global Vice President Grace Tao recently said that half of Tesla’s global deliveries come from Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory, Daily Pan reports. The statement came as part of an online speech at the opening ceremony of the third Qingdao Multinational Summit held on Sunday. Tao also said that the acceptance of electric vehicles by Chinese users is increasing year by year, and the Chinese market is playing a key leading role in the global new energy vehicle industry.
“The Shanghai Gigafactory is set to become Tesla’s most important export base and production center. In 2021, it delivered more than 480,000 pure electric vehicles to global users, contributing half of Tesla’s global delivery and providing high-level Chinese manufacturing to the world.
Tesla plans to set up R&D centers in China
Tao said Tesla plans to accelerate its localization efforts and also set up R&D centers as well as data centers throughout China. She said: “The R&D center will be Tesla’s first vehicle innovation R&D center outside the United States, creating new models designed in China, made in China and sold for the first time worldwide. .”
WongCW Blog shared some additional details about Tao’s presentation and statements. “As a pioneer in the field of new energy vehicles, Tesla has achieved historic development in the Chinese market, which all benefits from China’s favorable business environment for multinational enterprises and its tolerance for technological innovation. .
“The Shanghai Gigafactory continues to become Tesla’s most important export base and production center.”
The blog also noted that a reporter from Daily economic news said, “This is the ninth year that Tesla has been in China” and that during this time, “Tesla has continuously deepened local cooperations and built a more comprehensive green network of new energy vehicles.”
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