Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai on Jan. 7.
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Tesla has reportedly started delivering locally-produced Model Y crossovers in China, marking another milestone for the electric carmaker in the world’s largest vehicle market.
Deliveries of the China-produced crossover began Monday, according to state-run Xinhua News Agency. It’s unclear how many Model Y vehicles were delivered or whether they were delivered to employees or to retail customers. Tesla did not immediately respond for comment.
China – the world’s largest EV market – is critically important to Tesla and its growth plans. The company wants to…