After being shutdown during the first 18 days of the month, Tesla China produced 10,757 vehicles and sold 1,512 units in April, according to CPCA. Since April 18, GigaShanghai started slowly ramping back the production to the normal levels.
According to CPCA, total passenger vehicle sales in the automobile industry have declined by 34.0% m/m or 35.5% y/y to 1.042 million units in April. Vehicle production declined by 46.8% m/m or 41% y/y to 0.969 million units in April, which is under great pressure.
Earlier today, Reuters reported that Tesla has halted most of its production at its Shanghai plant expecting to produce less than 200 vehicles on Tuesday due to problems securing parts for its electric vehicles.
The 8th edition of the Financial Times event “Future of the Car” started on Monday (Monday 9), and will focus on three main themes: Scaling Electric Vehicles, Hitting Carbon Neutrality Targets, and Building the ‘Personal’ Car.
On Tuesday, May 10, at 6:oo (GMT +1), Elons Musk will be discussing with JB Straubel, Redwood Materials CEO being moderated by Peter Campbell. Immediately after it, Elon Musk will be interviewed during 45 minutes about Tesla’s ambition to become the largest carmaker on earth.