On the last day of 2021, Tesla announced the opening of its first store in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. This marks the official launch of the U.S. manufacturer's store and service network in the region.
Xiao Lu, Tesla's head of Northwest China, said the store is an important starting point for Tesla in developing its service network in Xinjiang, which not only provides one-stop services to local consumers but also continually extends the concept of environmental protection to the region, according to Pandaily.
This location is the westernmost Tesla presence in mainland China. The store covers an area of 1,620 square meters and offers pre-sales consultations, test drives, insurance consultations, temporary licensing, after-sales services, and other services for consumers in Urumqi and surrounding areas.
The store is also Tesla's 11th in Northwest China and 211th in the Chinese mainland. Tesla currently has stores in 60 cities across the mainland. In addition, Tesla currently has 7 Supercharger stations in Xinjiang. The company already has 2 Supercharger stations in Urumqi offering 14 stalls to ensure a great driving experience for car owners.
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