Correction: June's China-made Tesla vehicle sales were the second highest on record, not a new high.
In the second quarter, Tesla sold 247,217 China-made vehicles, contributing 53 percent of its global deliveries.
Tesla sold 93,680 China-made vehicles in June, the second-highest number on record after November 2022's 100,291, according to data released today by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).
That's up 18.72 percent from 78,906 vehicles a year ago and up 20.57 percent from 77,695 vehicles in May.
In China, Tesla has a factory in Shanghai that produces the Model 3 and Model Y. It is its largest factory in the world, with an annual capacity of about 1.1 million units per year.
The vehicles produced at this Shanghai plant are not only delivered in China, but also exported to several overseas markets. The breakdown figures for local deliveries and exports are currently unknown.
In the second quarter, Tesla sold 247,217 China-made vehicles, contributing 53 percent of the US electric vehicle (EV) maker's global deliveries, CnEVPost's calculations show.
Tesla reported on July 2 that it delivered 466,140 vehicles globally in the second quarter, up 83.02 percent year-on-year and up 10.23 percent from 422,875 vehicles in the first quarter.
It was also a new record for Tesla's vehicle deliveries and higher than the 448,400 units Wall Street analysts had expected.
Tesla's cheaper Model 3 and Model Y delivered 446,915 units globally in the second quarter, above market expectations of 437,400 units, contributing 96 percent of deliveries. A total of 19,255 units of Model S and Model X were delivered, above expectations of 14,600 units.
In the first half of the year, Tesla delivered 889,015 units worldwide, of which the Shanghai plant contributed 476,539 units, or 53.6 percent.
On June 16, Tesla announced an insurance subsidy of RMB 8,000 ($1,110) for Chinese customers who purchase a rear-wheel drive version of the Model 3 already produced and complete delivery by June 30.
The wait times for all three available versions of the Model Y in China became slightly longer on June 30.
Tesla sold 17,400 units in China last week, up 4.19 percent from 16,700 units the week before, according to figures shared today by Li Auto.
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