Tesla Started to Deliver Model 3 in China Which Was Stopped Earlier By Coronavirus

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Tesla Started to Deliver Chinese Model 3 Which Was Stopped Earlier

According to news report, Tesla has resumed its delivery service for Model 3 (China version). Due to the epidemic in Wuhan China, the Shanghai Super Factory was temporarily suspended that led to the suspension of delivery.


The recent outbreak had a huge impact on various companies including Tesla, while previously the company has announced its suspension of delivering Model 3 in China because of the news, that also led to a good amount of decline in the stock price of the company.

Additionally, Chinese consumers who were looking forward to having the cars in their parking areas right after the Spring Festival had to wait for a long time because of the suspension.

Tesla Started to Deliver Model 3 in China Which Was Stopped Earlier By Coronavirus

On 10th Feb, the Shanghai factory of Tesla has restarted its process of production. Apart from Tesla, LG Chem who is a domestic provider for Model 3 battery has also restarted their work.

In the past, the Shanghai factory of Tesla has successfully delivered Model 3s and as of now, the plant can produce about 3,000 vehicles every week.

Considering overall suspension, Tesla hasn’t been greatly affected by its temporary suspension of Shanghai factory while the CFO of the company, Zach Kirkhorn stated how he was never worried about the postponement, given that the work of production has just started and company took care of the finances quite well.

Earlier, Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, wanted to deliver Model Y and Model 3 but now there will be only one version available in the market –the Model 3, which is touted as the most upgraded version.

The overall mileage of the upgraded version is 445km under NEDC and it reaches top speed with help of the motor power till 225km/h. It is also expected by Tesla to make a long-drive rear-drive Model 3 version which is believed to arrive soon to meet the demand of Chinese consumers.