According to Shanghai Securities Journal, Tesla is now hiring a large number of personnel for its R&D and Innovation Center department located in Lingang, Shanghai. Based on what relevant Tesla sources told, Tesla Shanghai R&D and Innovation Center will also carry out more original development work around vehicles, charging equipment and energy products in the future.
According to the vacancies posted, the positions in Tesla’s China Center include vehicle software, hardware design engineering, power & energy engineering, regulatory certification, and vehicle engineering. Despite a small number of positions in Beijing, most of them are located in Lingang, (Shanghai), where Tesla’s Shanghai Super Factory is located.
The U.S. carmaker specifically mentioned that the goal of the R&D team is to design, develop, and produce new models and energy products with Chinese elements in the original local area, realize creation, and sell them all over the world.
Last week, S&P 500 ESG Index delisted Tesla due to “falling behind its peers when examined through a wider ESG lens,” the report says. Tesla’s CEO quickly reacted on Twitter saying “ESG is an outrageous scam! Shame on S&P”followed by other tweet comparing Tesla’s results with Exxon which is rated a top ten on the list.
According to the State Administration for Market Regulation, Tesla China is releasing an over-the-air (OTA) update on 107,293 Model 3/Y produced from October 2021 to April 2022, due to to the non-fully cooled-down CPU on fast charging.