Model 3 cars are on a list of vehicles recommended to receive government subsidies for new energy vehicles, according to a document published on Friday.

The 326th batch of "Road Motor Vehicle Manufacturers and Products Announcement" was issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Tesla electric cars were selected for the 11th batch of "Recommended Vehicle Catalogs for the Promotion and Application of New Energy Vehicles" in 2019.

It was not immediately what level of subsidy China would grant the Tesla car, which is built in the US firm's Shanghai car plant.

Tesla is an American electric vehicle and energy company that produces and sells electric vehicles, solar panels, and energy storage equipment. Tesla Shanghai was established on May 10, 2018.

The first phase of the Shanghai plant has been completed, the ground and roads have been completely paved, the lawns around the plant have been planted in place, and many Tesla cars are parked around the complex.