Chinese made Model 3 first meet the Shanghai citizens

Chinese made Model 3 first meet the Shanghai citizens

Made in China Tesla Model 3 is a piece of art of China's advanced manufacturing and the spirit of Silicon Valley technology.

On November 7, the Shanghai Gigafactory was officially opened for the first time to Chinese media. And although the media could not visit the production line and workshop, they got a little more - a test drive of the domestic Model 3 from the Shanghai Gigafactory. Read about this in our article "The first test of Made in China Model 3".

Now Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory launched an interesting promotion.

Five Made in China Model 3 are ready to launch. Tesla opens the first show on the streets of Shanghai. This is the first time China’s advanced industry and Silicon Valley technology spirit has been reviewed by Shanghai public.

Tesla made in China Model 3 will go to five popular attractions of the Bund, Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road, Xintiandi and Tianzifang. If you live or are near any of them, you can take photos and upload them via a web link. After that, you will receive a special prize from Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory.

As stated earlier in our article "Tesla China Releases Another Model 3 Teaser as 11.11 Launch Date Rumors Emerge", сiting local reports, analyst Ming Zhao stated that November 11 is the date hinted at by Tesla in its recent Model 3 teaser.
Kelvin Yang, a known Tesla enthusiast, made a similar announcement about an 11/11 delivery date. He further suggested that Tesla China may officially unveil the made in China Model 3, or it may be delivering a small batch of Model 3 units produced in Gigafactory 3 on 11/11. 

On November 7, Tesla announced the made in China Model 3 at its official Weibo.

According to our previous report "Over 20 Tesla Model 3 Trial Production Units Spotted in Gigafactory 3", Gigafactory 3 has already made over 3 dozens trial production models of Model 3. Although these are only trial production units, the company has shown that they can successfully produce a car on Gigafactory 3 before the start of full production.

“China is by far the largest market for premium midsize sedans. We believe that model 3, priced at medium-sized gasoline-powered sedans (even before saving gas and other benefits), means China could be the largest market for model 3, ”Tesla said in the third quarter earnings report.

Tesla Model 3 made in China comes standard with the basic version of the auxiliary driving function with active safety features such as collision avoidance, blind spot control, preventing lane departure, preventing emergency lane departure, and the car also has an automatic auxiliary steering. Active cruise control and convenient features.

In terms of safety, Model 3 not only won the highest five-star safety rating in tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the European New Car Safety Assessment Association (Euro NCAP), but also won the United States Highway Traffic Safety Insurance Association (IIHS) in 2019 year. Top Safety Car Award.

Model 3 is widely popular all over the world. According to the third quarter earnings report, the Model 3 was the company's best-selling car, accounting for 82% of its third-quarter total sales worldwide.

According to Nolasia, China has the largest car market in the world, so the release of the Tesla Model 3 in China is a huge step for Tesla.



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Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.

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