's share of the Chinese BEV market was 13.18 percent in August, up from 7.46 percent in July.

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) sold 84,159 China-made vehicles in August, of which 19,465 were exported, data released today by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) showed.

The US electric vehicle (EV) maker has a plant in Shanghai that produces the Model 3 and Model Y, and delivers to local customers as well as serving as an export hub.

The latest figures from the CPCA mean that Tesla delivered 64,694 vehicles in China in August, up 87.51 percent year-on-year and up 105.88 percent from July.

Exports from Tesla's Shanghai factory were down 54.16 percent year-on-year in August and 54.16 percent from July.

Tesla's pattern is to produce cars for export in the first half of the quarter and for the local market in the second half, it previously said.

In the January-August period, Tesla delivered 390,222 vehicles in China, up 62.23 percent from a year earlier, data monitored by CnEVPost showed.

Tesla's Shanghai factory exported 234,761 vehicles in January-August, up 47.28 percent year-on-year.

The EV maker contributed 9.04 percent of China's August retail sales of 716,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs), up from a 4.90 percent share in July, CnEVPost calculations show.

China's retail sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in August were 491,000 and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) at 226,000 units, according to the CPCA.

This means that Tesla's share of the BEV market in China was 13.18 percent in August, up from 7.46 percent in July.

Including exports, the Model Y sold 65,316 units in August and the Model 3 18,843, according to the CPCA. Breakdown sales figures for both models in China are not yet available.

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