's Shanghai plant produced 33,544 vehicles in May, with 22,340 of those vehicles being exported.

While Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) deliveries in China recovered significantly from the Covid hit in May, they are still far from normal levels.

Tesla Model 3 retail sales in China in May were 3,950 units, down 57.10 percent from 9,208 units a year ago and up 615.58 percent from 552 units in April, figures released today by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) show.

From January to May, retail sales of the electric sedan in China were 38,121 units, down 44.21 percent from 68,330 units in the same period last year.

Tesla's Model Y SUV retail sales in China were 5,875 units in May, down 53.84 percent from 12,728 units in the same period last year and up 511.98 percent from 960 units in April.

Model Y retail sales in China from January to May were 81,516 units, up 135.89 percent from 34,557 units in the same period last year.

Tesla sold 32,165 China-made vehicles in May, according to data released yesterday by the CPCA.

Tesla China exported 22,340 vehicles in May, according to the data, meaning the electric vehicle maker sold 9,825 retail units in China in May.

Tesla's Shanghai plant produced 33,544 units in May, up 212 percent from April, according to the CPCA.

Tesla's factory in China is located in Shanghai's Pudong New Area, where it produces the Model 3 and Model Y locally.

The plant suspended production when Shanghai entered a phased lockdown on March 28 and resumed production starting April 19. This resulted in a severe decline in its production and sales in April.

Capacity utilization at Tesla's Shanghai plant has returned to 100 percent, the official Shanghai Securities News said yesterday, citing comments from Tesla China.

Since production resumed in late April, Tesla Giga Shanghai has produced more than 40,000 vehicles in total.